Homemade Ranch Dressing – Creamy, thick and flavorful ranch dressing that’s made in less than 5 minutes! Tastes great with salads, appetizers, veggies and more.
Once you make homemade condiments like this ranch dressing recipe, you’ll never use store-bought again! Most condiments are so quick and easy to make and taste way more fresh. A few of my other favorites to make at home are vinaigrette dressing, cilantro lime dressing, poppy seed dressing, basil pesto and balsamic glaze.
Homemade ranch dressing
Homemade ranch dressing is so delicious and much easier to make than you may think! I love how thick and fresh the flavor tastes, especially with all the fresh herbs. It’s super creamy without feeling too heavy.
This ranch dressing recipe is so simple and can be made in less than 5 minutes! Plus there are SO many ways to use it. It takes amazing over pretty much any salad, but my favorite to serve it over is my Cobb salad. It also makes a great dip for fresh veggies. And who can forget the appetizers?! Ranch dressing is the ultimate appetizer dip and tastes amazing served with jalapeno poppers, baked chicken wings and potato skins. Yum!
Ranch dressing ingredients
Below are the ranch dressing main ingredients you’ll need to get started. I love all the added herbs and spices…it gives the ranch so much wonderful flavor!
- Sour cream
- Fresh parsley
- Garlic powder
- Onion powder
- Dill weed
- Lemon juice
How to make ranch dressing
This ranch dressing is incredibly easy to make and comes together in less than 5 minutes. You can’t beat that! Just follow the simple steps below to get started. Scroll down for the printable ranch dressing recipe.
- Combine ingredients and stir. Add ranch ingredients to a small bowl and whisk until combined.
- Store and refrigerate. Pour dressing into mason jar and store for up to 2 weeks in fridge.
What do you eat with ranch dressing?
Ranch is one of those condiments that people like to put on everything! It’s so versatile and tastes great with salads, appetizers, veggies, pizza and more. Below are a few of our favorite ways to enjoy this ranch dressing.
- Fresh veggies like carrots, celery, cucumber, broccoli, peppers and tomatoes
- Jalapeno poppers
- Chicken wings
- Pigs in a blanket
- Cobb salad
- Potato skins or twice baked potatoes
- Potato wedges or sweet potato fries
- Zucchini fries
- Pizza or breadsticks
How long does homemade ranch dressing last?
One of the great things about this easy ranch dressing recipe is the longer shelf life! It will keep for up to 2 weeks if stored properly in the fridge. Just make sure to store in an airtight container or jar (we like to use mason jars). Although the ranch is already creamy and thick, it will thicken up a bit more once it sets in the fridge.
Ranch Dressing Recipe
- 1/2 cup mayo
- 1/2 cup sour cream
- 1/2 cup buttermilk
- 2 Tablespoons fresh parsley
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
- 1/4 teaspoon dill weed
- 1-2 teaspoons lemon juice , more to taste
S&P, to taste
- Combine all the ingredients in a small bowl. Whisk until combined.
- Pour into a mason jar and store in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.