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Homemade Ranch Salad Dressing Recipe

Posted by  ·  November 2, 2017  ·  Last Updated: August 5, 2018

Are you looking for a perfect ranch dressing recipe? I love a good salad dressing and ranch is one of my favorites! I hope you will like this recipe.

I do love salads! Do you? Here are a few more of my favorite salad recipes.  This make ahead salad is perfect for entertaining! My go-to salad dressing recipe is this Mandarin Salad Dressing recipe. Do you have a go-to homemade dressing recipe? Please share in the comments.

Homemade Ranch Dressing
Ranch Dressing Recipe

Ranch Dressing Recipe

Why buy store bought bottled dressings when you can make your own homemade dressing.  You will know exactly what is in it and it tastes way better! So say goodbye Hidden Valley Ranch. So if you have ever wondered how to make ranch dressing just mix mayo, sour cream, buttermilk together with spices. The best part of making your own dressing is that you can adjust the seasonings! Sometimes I like to add extra dill! If you have time, make this ranch dressing recipe ahead.  I think it tastes better the next day!

5 from 3 votes

Homemade Ranch Salad Dressing

This ranch dressing tastes better than storebought!

Course Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword copycat, homemade, ranch, salad dressing
Prep Time 10 minutes
resting time 1 hour
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 120 kcal
Author Cindy


  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk low fat is fine
  • 1/4 cup sour cream low fat is fine
  • 1/2 tsp dried parsley
  • 1/2 tsp dried dill
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp  worcestershire
  • 1/8 tsp salt add more to taste
  • 1/8 tsp pepper
  • Mix all together and enjoy.


  1. Mix all together and enjoy. It tastes even better the next day.  

Recipe Notes

This dressing lasts as long as the expiration dates on mayonnaise, buttermilk, and sour cream.

Nutrition Facts
Homemade Ranch Salad Dressing
Amount Per Serving
Calories 120 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g 18%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 11mg 4%
Sodium 154mg 6%
Potassium 36mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 1g 0%
Sugars 1g
Vitamin A 1.6%
Calcium 2.5%
Iron 0.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
homemade ranch dressing

If you like ranch be sure to give this homemade ranch dip a try. Super easy and super delicious.

homemade ranch dip

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  1. George
    Monday, January 21st, 2019
    This is so yummy!!!!
  2. patty torres
    Friday, May 4th, 2018
    delicious love
  3. Friday, November 3rd, 2017
    This sounds easy enough! Just gotta buy some buttermilk and dill! The link for the ranch dip is bad. I tried to follow it but got an error message. Thanks for sharing this recipe!
  4. Cathy Boshell
    Saturday, August 6th, 2016
    How long does it keep for once it's made up?
  5. Brenda Addison
    Tuesday, February 9th, 2016
    Love recipes. This sounds really good !
  6. Joseph
    Saturday, January 9th, 2016
    Looks yummy.
  7. Jill Offerman
    Thursday, January 7th, 2016
    Thanks for recipe....looking forward to trying it.
  8. Jenn
    Monday, January 4th, 2016
    I love love ranch., my brother always says, you can put ranch on poop and it will taste good.
  9. Dixie Riedford
    Monday, January 4th, 2016
    Has anyone tried this receipe yet? If so please let me know if you liked it. TY
  10. Janet
    Tuesday, December 29th, 2015
    How long can you keep the ranch dressing before it goes bad?
    • Friday, January 8th, 2016
      Just look at the date on your ingredients and follow that.
  11. Grace P. Kostiuk
    Sunday, November 8th, 2015
    Going to try the homemade Ranch dressing! Thanks for sharing!
  12. Gean Bennett
    Wednesday, May 6th, 2015
    You can go on My Fitness Pal and enter the ingredients into the recipe section and it will break it down into calories, fat, carbohydrates, etc.
  13. Rhonda
    Saturday, January 31st, 2015
    curious how many calories this has if you use low fat everything?
  14. Marlyn Dela Paz
    Tuesday, January 27th, 2015
    Iam a caterer for so many years and I love salads so Ill try this recipe it looks yummy and very inviting.
  15. myrna
    Thursday, January 1st, 2015
    will try this dressing sounds good
  16. Janeen
    Saturday, May 31st, 2014
    Check the date on your mayo and sour cream. It should be good until at least the earliest of the two.
  17. Laurie Wisecup
    Friday, May 30th, 2014
    How long does this ranch stay fresh in the fridge?
  18. Andria Deitrick
    Thursday, May 29th, 2014
    Looks delicious! Any idea on how long it keeps in the fridge?
  19. Monday, May 26th, 2014
    My family would love this dressing. Homemade is always better, isn't it? I'd be thrilled if you'd link up at this week's Off the Hook!
  20. Monday, May 26th, 2014
    Looks yummy! We love salads too and eat them a lot. Thanks for sharing. pinning to try. found at your linky. Have a great day:)
  21. Missy
    Thursday, May 22nd, 2014
    Any guesses as to how long this will stay good in the fridge?
  22. Janet
    Thursday, May 22nd, 2014
    Thanks for the recipe. I am sure this will taste better than the store bought one we use.

    Have a good day!