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Homemade Ranch Dressing Mix Recipe

Homemade Ranch Dressing Mix Recipe

Homemade Ranch Dressing Mix

Homemade seasoning mixes are the best. They are easy to make, cheap and tastes out of this world. Most of the ranch dressing mixes available in stores contain added MSGs and other unhealthy ingredients which are not advisable for kids.

This homemade ranch dressing mix recipe can add magic to anything from potatoes, burgers, chicken, and popcorn. It goes very well with steamed or boiled vegetables too.

Try this homemade Ranch dressing recipe which you are bound to fall in love with. Another great advantage to this recipe is that you don’t have to add preservatives as it takes only minutes to make and requires no effort at all.

This way the original flavors are also not lost in the midst of preservatives.

Preparation and Cooking Time

Preparation time: 2 minutes

Cooking time: None

Total time: 2 minutes


1 teaspoon dried garlic powder
1 teaspoon onion powder
Half teaspoon black pepper
1 teaspoon paprika
Half teaspoon dried basil
1 teaspoon dried dill weed
2 teaspoons dried parsley
One and a half cup dry buttermilk powder
Half teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon granulated sugar


Add all the ingredients into a blender and process it at medium speed. Let it stir until all the ingredients are evenly distributed.

Store this mix in an airtight jar or plastic zip-lock bag. This can be stored for a maximum of 3 months.

For salad dressing, take two to three spoons of the mix and mix with 1 tablespoon of mayonnaise and 1 cup of milk. This can be refrigerated for 3 days.

For sour veggies dip, mix 3 tablespoons of the mix with two cups of sour cream.

The dressing mix can be used in many other recipes to spice up the dish and add rich, aromatic flavor because of the unique combination of spices used in this dressing mix.


1 bottle of powdered homemade ranch dressing mix

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Health Benefits

Making your own salad dressing comes with a lot of added benefits. Homemade dressing means no artificial flavoring, preservatives, MSGs, and poor quality oil.

These are the common things added to enhance the taste; you can make without these unhealthy ingredients and still re-create the magic.

Basil is an excellent source of iron and has a good amount of minerals in it. It is known for promoting health by preventing a lot of diseases. The oils present in basil are known to have anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties.

Dill weed can neutralize the effect of certain carcinogens and it is also known as the antibacterial spice. It prevents bone loss.

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