Homemade Ranch Dressing

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  • Total: 5 mins
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: 2 cups

If you don't have any ranch dressing mix for your recipe, try this DIY dressing mix.The dry mixture is made with saltines, seasonings, and dry minced onion and parsley.


  • 7 saltine crackers
  • 3/4 cup dry minced parsley flakes
  • 1/4 cup dry minced onion
  • 1 tablespoon dry dillweed
  • 2 tablespoons onion salt
  • 2 tablespoons garlic salt
  • 2 tablespoons onion powder
  • 2 tablespoons garlic powder
  • For the Dressing:
  • 1 tablespoon mix
  • 1 cup good quality mayonnaise
  • 1 cup buttermilk

Steps to Make It

Make the Dry Mix

  1. Gather the ingredients.
  2. In an electric blender, blend crackers on high speed until powdered. Add parsley, minced onions, and dill weed. Blend again until powdered. Dump into bowl. Stir in onion salt, garlic salt, onion powder, and garlic powder. Put into container with tight-fitting lid. Store dry mix at room temperature for up to 1 year.

Make the Dressing

  1. Gather the ingredients.
  2. Combine 1 tablespoon of the mix with 1 cup of mayonnaise and 1 cup of buttermilk.
  3. Makes 2 cups of homemade ranch dressing.

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