Easy Homemade Ranch Salad Dressing...

Monday, April 29, 2013

An easy and delicious recipe for homemade ranch salad dressing featured on Walking on Sunshine Recipes.

What is your favorite salad dressing?

For me it would be anything creamy.  I love creamy salad dressings, especially ranch salad dressing.
I made my own dry mix recently and it came out so good.  All I had to do was add a few tablespoons to the wet ingredients and we had homemade ranch salad dressing for dinner.   Easy and delicious! 

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Homemade Ranch Salad Dressing

  • Dry Ingredients:
  • 1 TBS. Dried Dill Weed
  • 1 TBS. Dried Parsley
  • 1 TBS. Garlic Powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp. Onion Powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. sugar
  • Wet Ingredients:
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 2 TBS. to 1/4 cup buttermilk

Mix together the dry ingredients and store in a air tight container.
Add 2 tsp. to 1 TBS. dry ingredients to the 1 cup of sour cream.
Add enough buttermilk to get the consistency you desire for your salad dressing.

I like to store the dry ingredients in a mason jar...
I like to store the dry ingredients in a mason jar to keep the spices fresh.

I love these spice mason jars I just found!
I may need to order these soon...

Just add the dry mixture to the wet ingredients and you have 
a delicious homemade dressing for your salad...
Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients for a delicious homemade salad dressing.

Easy and delicious...
An easy and delicious recipe for homemade ranch salad dressing featured on Walking on Sunshine Recipes.

I love salads and am so happy to have found this easy dressing.


  1. Always looking for a ranch recipe since we can't get it here in the uk easily. Looks yummy.

  2. Love homemade salad dressing~

  3. I'm glad to get this one as I love Ranch Dressing. Thanks, Lois!

  4. Both I and my daughter love ranch dressing,thanks for sharing one.

  5. Thanks for this...I love ranch! I remember the first time I had it about 39 years ago when my Hubby and I were dating. It was brand new and a family restaurant in my hometown was serving it. I decided to give it a try and it was love at "first bite"!! Been eating it ever since!

  6. Mmmm looks good! I love ranch dressing. Chives sound good too. We have a whole bunch growing out in our garden.

  7. G'day! I LOVE ranch dressing, TRUE!
    But have had to pass on it to date as "bottled" is too high re sugar for my doc directed food lifestyle too!
    With this recipe, I can sub Xylitol for the sugar too!
    I am VERY excited by this and is on my list to do!
    What's On The List?

  8. It's my favorite! I remember when Ranch dressing first came on the scene. It was the only time I ever bought buttermilk. So glad that you are able to enjoy salads again. Nothing like them!

  9. Hi Lois,
    I am certainly book marking this one, have been looking for a great homemade ranch dressing, thanks for sharing.
    Hugs, Sue

  10. I have to make this one now! Ranch Dressing is one of my guilty pleasures, so I can only imagine what a freshly made version would taste like! And waaay healthier! Thanks for the great recipe!

  11. Dear Lois, your salad looks delicious...Ranch dressing is favorite with my kids...homemade is always the best. Blessings my dear, your friend, Catherine xo

  12. What a great ideal ! It looks really good !