Homemade ranch dressing is delicious, better for you, and great on so many things. I’m a proud member of the Stonyfield Clean Plate Club and this post is sponsored by Stonyfield and Taylor Farms.
I live in Oklahoma and around here we put ranch dressing on everything. Pizza places even offer it with your pizza, this is one I don’t understand. I do however enjoy it on salads, veggies, most fried food, and on chicken.
Ranch dressing isn’t always the healthiest option but it’s delicious! Making your own using better ingredients is a great way to make it a bit healthier.
This recipe is a bit different because it uses plain yogurt as the base. It changes the taste a little bit but it’s still delicious and it adds a bit of a health factor.
You can make this recipe ahead but I’d only use it for about a week since it doesn’t have preservatives. It can also make an amazing dip for veggies or chips.
It’s a super simple recipe using simple ingredients you likely already have. It will take you maybe 5 minutes to mix up so it’s great for quick meal prep or a quick appetizer for a party.
My favorite yogurt brand and the one I use in this recipe is Stonyfield. I love their plain, whole milk yogurt for smoothies and other yogurt based treats. My dog is a big fan as well.
When using this for salads be sure to choose an organic salad mix. Taylor Farms is one of my favorites. It’s available at several of the stores I go to and they have great organic options, even organic salad kits and organic veggies that would be perfect for dipping in this dressing.
However you choose to use this dressing it’s sure to be a hit. It’s also easy to adjust to your tastes. You can add milk or buttermilk to thin it out or leave it as is for a thick dressing or dip. You can also use fresh herbs instead of dry or even try adding a little bit of parmesan cheese.
- 1 cup plain Stonyfield Whole Milk Plain Yogurt
- 1 tsp dried parsley
- 1 tsp dried dill weed
- 1 tsp garlic powder
- 1/2 tsp onion powder
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1/8 tsp black pepper
- Optional: buttermilk or milk
- Mix all of the ingredients together.
- To thin the dressing slowly add milk until you get the consistency you want.
- Serve immediately or store in the fridge for about a week.
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