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Ranch Dressing – How to Make Ranch Dressing (2 Recipes!)

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2 favorite Homemade Ranch Dressing recipes made without all the chemicals and preservatives that store-bought dressings include. Greek Yogurt Ranch Dressing is creamy and healthy and easy to make, and Buttermilk Ranch Dressing is good enough to eat straight with a spoon! 

Ranch Dressing

Homemade Ranch Dressing

Anyone else have a child that will eat anything you put in front of them AS LONG AS there is a dip to go with it??? Eating is way more fun for kids when they get to dip their food into something delicious, right?! Even my stubborn 2 year old will eat her carrot sticks and chicken when this ranch dressing is on the table.

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Ranch Dressing Recipe – FAQ’S

If you’ve never made your own ranch dressing, you are in for a special treat!

Ranch Dressing Ingredients –

Homemade Ranch Dressing Recipes can vary greatly! We’ll show you two recipes below that are both delicious! One is made with Greek yogurt, and one is made with buttermilk. I’ve been using the buttermilk recipe for years – it is probably my favorite! But the Greek yogurt recipe is so tasty, and it only uses 3 ingredients so I tend to make this one more often.

How many Calories does Ranch Dressing Have?

Ranch Dressing Calories will vary depending on ingredients, but typically there are about 75 calories in every tablespoon of Ranch Dressing.

Carbs in Ranch Dressing

Some ranch dressing recipes have zero carbs, but you’ll find that low fat and non-fat variations can range from 2 to 6 grams or more. If you’re looking for specific nutritional information, check out My Fitness Pal.

Is Ranch Dressing Gluten Free?

Gluten I can be found in some ranch dressing ingredients. Some brands and recipes are gluten free and others are not. Be sure to check the food labels to determine whether or not your ranch dressing contains gluten.

Best Ranch Dressing

We have 2 favorite recipes – both are amazing! Our buttermilk ranch dressing is creamy and delicious! Our greek yogurt ranch dressing uses only 3 ingredients and is so easy to mix up! We will let you decide which one is the best ranch dressing!

buttermilk ranch dressing

Buttermilk Ranch Dressing + Greek Yogurt Ranch Dressing

(The Best) Ranch Dressing Recipes

Cool, creamy, and good enough to eat straight with a spoon!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword dip, dressing
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 2 tbsp
Calories 40 kcal


For the Buttermilk Ranch Dressing:

  • 1/2 cup of mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup of buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup of sour cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried dill weed
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • salt and pepper to taste

For the Greek Yogurt Dressing

  • 1 package 5oz plain Greek Yogurt
  • ½ cup of milk
  • 1 tablespoon of ranch dressing mix


For the Buttermilk Ranch Dressing:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl.
  2. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

For the Greek Yogurt Dressing

  1. Whisk together all ingredients in a small bowl or jar, until smooth.
  2. Refrigerate at least 30 minutes, or until ready to serve.

Recipe Notes

The longer you let it refrigerate before serving, the better it will taste! If you want to thin the Buttermilk dressing out a bit to pour over a salad, just add a little more buttermilk.

Two Favorite Ranch Dressing Recipes

Serve your favorite EASY Ranch Dressing Recipe with the following –

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