Homemade Buttermilk Ranch Dressing

Buttermilk Ranch Salad Dressing

  • Author: Marie Bostwick
  • Yield: Makes 1 ½ cup dressing, or 12 2-Tablespoon servings 1x


  • ½ cup low-fat sour cream
  • ½ cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • ½ cup low-fat buttermilk
  • 1 t. salt
  • 2 t. dried dill weed
  • 1 t. onion powder
  • 1 t. garlic powder
  • 1 t. lemon juice
  • ½ t. fresh ground pepper
  • 1 T dehydrated onion flakes
  • 2 T fresh parsley, minced fine


  1. In medium-sized bowl, whisk together sour cream, mayonnaise, and buttermilk until smooth to create dressing base.
  2. Whisk in remaining ingredients into the dressing. Taste and adjust seasonings as desired.
  3. Pour dressing into a jar with a lid. Store in the refrigerator for at least four hours before serving, to give flavors a chance to meld.
  4. Leftover dressing can be stored in the refrigerator for up to one week. However, make sure that ingredients, especially sour cream and buttermilk, are fresh.

Keywords: salad, salad dressing, healthy