Homemade Ranch Recipe
Ranch is one of the most popular dipping sauces. In fact, it is by far the most consumed dressing in the United States! However, not many people know how unhealthy store-bought ranch can be for them. We did some research and found that some shocking information! Store-bought ranch has modified food starch, artificial flavoring, soy, and tons of sugar. Because ranch is such a popular dressing, our family decided that we wanted to make a healthier alternative for store-bought ranch dressing. The last thing we want is for kids to eat too much sugar! It took a lot of testing for us kids to come up with the perfect recipe. After a lot of trial and error using the healthiest ingredients, we believe that this is the closest thing to the famous Longhorn Ranch. After creating this homemade ranch recipe, it has become our family’s favorite ranch dressing!
This easy ranch recipe is a quick, healthy, and delicious way to add some flavor into your favorite foods. Ranch is the perfect dip or sauce for almost anything. Not only is it perfect for lettuce and vegetables, but most people love to eat it with chicken, potatoes, pizza, and more. It tastes amazing on anything, but we personally suggest trying it with salad, fries, and lamb chops! This tasty ranch has a perfect amount of kick to it and is easy to experiment with. Try out Mohamad, Aayah, and Haneen’s homemade ranch recipe today and let us what you like to eat your ranch with!
Ingredients for Our Homemade Ranch
It is important to understand the quality of ingredients that go into your food. The ingredients used in this recipe are what makes it great! Not only do they make the ranch taste good, but you can feel good using them in your cooking. Because we were so focused on finding healthy alternatives for our ranch recipe, we found the healthiest ingredients to include that make this a perfect ranch recipe for our family!
First, this recipe calls for Veganaise mayonnaise. Not only is this super healthy for you, but it is free from soy, additives, and preservatives. Because preservatives can be so harmful to your health, using this preservative-free mayonnaise will keep you healthy! Another reason this mayonnaise is a critical ingredient for our ranch recipe is because it is low in cholesterol and saturated fats, it has simple ingredients, and it tastes amazing!
Another one of our recommended ingredients is the buttermilk in the recipe. We get this buttermilk from a local farm. This ensures that it is non-homogenized, non-GMO, and low pasteurized. This means that the buttermilk we use is the closest thing to raw, natural milk. You can use any kind of buttermilk, but just be sure to check the ingredients for harmful additives!
If you buy store-bought ranch rather than making your own, you will be using food starch, artificial flavoring, soy, sugar, and other ingredients that are even banned from whole foods! Using this recipe will keep you healthy and will taste delicious in the process.
How to Make Our Ranch Recipe
We have perfected this recipe and have made it as easy as possible. It only takes about a minute to mix all of the ingredients together! First, you will want to simply throw everything into a bowl and mix it. If you want to get the right consistency for your homemade ranch, you will want to immediately refrigerate the mixture for about 30 minutes, or until it has thickened.
We recommend that you store the ranch in an airtight container in the fridge. This will help it last much longer and you can use this ranch for anything you want! This recipe is easy enough for people of any age to make! Try making our family’s homemade ranch recipe and let us know how it turns out!
Homemade Ranch Recipe
- 1/2 cup Vaganaise mayonnaise
- 1/2 cup organic buttermilk (full fat)
- 1/2 cup organic sour cream
- 1 tsp dried chives
- 1 tsp dried dill weed
- 1/4 tsp onion powder
- 1 tsp garlic powder
- 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
- 1 tsp organic lemmon juice
- 1/2 tsp pink himalayan salt
- In a bowl, mix all of the ingredients together.
- Refrigerate mixture for about 30 minutes, or until thick.
- Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.