I just tested it and it’s working fine for me. So glad I chose your recipe. YUM! Thanks to your varied and tasty dressings we have not bought bottled salad dressings from the store in years. Makes a lovely dip for crudites etc. .this homemade recipe! I also love Jenn’s homemade Caesar Salad dressing. My tip – add all ingredients except chives to a 1 pint mason jar. Thanks for the delicious recipe!! How do you make it thicker to serve with crudités? The only problem – I didn’t make enough! Chill until ready to serve. Best Ranch Dressing!! Will be trying the Ceasar dressing next. I did my salad and put on the dressing and served with smokey grilled chicken skewers on top. I would appreciate your advice on the amounts to add, if any. Delicious! I am a big fan of the Great American Restaurant’s chopped salad (Artie’s, Mike’s American Grill, etc.). Adding more lemon makes it too lemony so I found vinegar does the trick. Absolutely love this recipe for its ease and deliciousness. Thank you for giving us this wonderful recipe with beautiful pictures! This is super easy and very tasty. I have substituted Greek yogurt (strain it in a fine sieve if it’s a bit watery) for the buttermilk. Our ranch recipe relies on mayo, buttermilk, sour cream for their milky tang, and a handful of everyday dried herbs (think parsley, dill, and garlic and onion powder) to flavor it! This dressing made my BLT Pasta Salad a huge hit. Hi Ron, when you add other ingredients like fresh garlic and herbs, it creates something that has a limited shelf life. I will never buy store bought again! I can’t stand the taste of most bottled ranch sold in grocery stores, so I decided to search for a recipe to make at home. Can you substitute the sour cream with Greek yogurt for a healthier alternative? Really, everyone was not only surprised I made the dressing myself, but that it was so tasty. I’m sorry I didn’t leave a review until now, I’ve literally been plowing this stuff for more than a year. Or would it be okay if I left them out? Our chives are up and this dressing is delicious! A quick one on this one: if I don’t have fresh chives what can I use instead that would not be too far off? This is an example of a recipe that gives proportions that allows the cook to ‘own’ it in a way that suits his/her personal taste. We are ruined for ranch now and have no desire to use even the best store bought version. Pinterest says your website does not allow anything to be pinned. Thank you for my new go-to ranch recipe. I love this dressing! Converts all :). Whisk mayonnaise and buttermilk in a medium mixing bowl until smooth. Thanks! It’s so easy and blows the store bought stuff out of the water! Information is not currently available for this nutrient. I love chives but a little less would help balance the flavors. I don’t normally eat ranch dressing, but the grandkids love it. This ranch dressing is awesome! Thanks! Thank you so much! BUT THIS RECIPE!!!! This is an excellent recipe. So glad you enjoyed it, Kim! Added one jalapeño, minus the seeds and ribs, and one teaspoon of chili powder. I threw everything into a mason jar – subbing fresh chives for dried chives + garlic powder in place of fresh garlic – and gave it a big shake. I can honestly say I have not bought a bottle of salad dressing since I came across this recipe 2 years ago. You need to take down your Pinterest Pin ability if you are not allowing Pins to be done. There’s no more! It’s great as dip, as you mentioned and basically you want to just drink it. I did notice with even 1 garlic clove it’s very, very garlicky for some reason, but it’s still delicious. . . Hi, this was delish. (I’ve never seen raw veggies disappear as fast as when this ranch dressing is around!) Better Than Store Bought. The flavor mix is just wonderful and definitely try to get the buttermilk in there. Add comma separated list of ingredients to include in recipe. It’s fine to add more buttermilk if you’re in a hurry, but keep in mind that it will dilute the flavor. This website is written and produced for informational purposes only. This is my very favorite ranch dressing. Awesome recipe! I try to make these recipes as written at least once, if possible. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Can’t wait to try another of your recipes. Some recipes call for as much or more mayo as sour cream, and no buttermilk. Can be used as a tasty dip too! Both seemed good but I will still try to shoot for using the chives. I discovered this recipe about a year ago when I needed ranch dressing but was out. I couldn’t find Dukes in New Jersey until one day I saw it in Dollar General. Very tasty. Always tasting fresh and flavorful. ( I cheated and used fresh dill and added parsley) Nothing like homemade ranch dressing and I love that its healthier. A stick blender makes quick work of the chopping. This recipe was delicious! The garlic flavor gets stronger the longer it sits, so you might want to cut back if you're planning on making it in advance. I just made a batch today (probably the 10th time I’ve made it since I discovered the recipe last year, lol) and was out of sour cream, so i used Greek yogurt. This recipe is now in my official bank of go-to recipes. Note: The dressing will keep well in the refrigerator for 3-4 days. Hi Michael, I think any of those would be nice additions. Today, Christmas, my sister called to see if i had ranch for her veggie tray. How many days will this dressing be good without spoiling if I keep it in the refrigerator? Your recipes are original, user-friendly, and easy to follow. Most people won't think twice about serving basic cornbread when is on the table. I used the exact measurements and it was the BOMB dot COM. This recipe was shared with me and I loved it so much, I’ve shared it with at least 20 other people. It was even better. It tasted a little sour to me. I’ve been trying forever to find a really good homemade Ranch dressing recipe, and bingo! . Homemade Ranch Salad Dressing … My quest to find the best homemade ranch dressing is officially over. Worked out perfectly for me. Fantastic! Thanks Jennifer ! This is a very yummy ranch dressing recipe! of each and then give it a taste and adjust as necessary. I just made this with my daughter, who loves ranch dressing. Very simple and tasty recipe. I couldn’t tell the difference. My market only had dill seed. Now, I’m cooking for my family and sharing all my tested & perfected recipes with you here! A real winner to my repertoire of homemade dressings. Delicious but next time I may omit the garlic until right before serving, I don’t mind it but other folks might. The second time I made this I used 1/2c of Alton Brown homemade mayo and 1/4c of Fage 0% yogurt. Using the blender bottom wiz it up. The dressing will thicken up to more of a dip consistency as it chills. I cut it about a third. I’m super excited to try this, but I need to make it egg-free. Personally I think the Tabasco detracts from the great taste of the dressing without it. Very good but the chives are a little overwhelming. This tastes so much better and is super simple to make. You mentioned it should last about 4 days in the fridge…Can’t wait to try it! Hi Bailee, While I haven’t made it that way, a number of other readers have commented that they’ve used Greek yogurt in place of the sour cream and have been happy with the results. This recipe makes me wonder why I ever bought ranch dressing at the store. I made it yesterday and used it on my salad as well as for a dip for my fried chicken wings! Even my husband who is a chef was very impressed with all these recipes. There is no other that actually tastes correct. My first attempt at making salad dressing. It was easy to make; I used fresh dill instead of dried as it was all I had on hand. I just used lime juice in place of the lemon & added a dash of chipotle powder & smoked paprika. Please let me know by leaving a review below. Some people just don’t like garlic…I understand. Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients.