Buttermilk Ranch dressing

Homemade Buttermilk Ranch Dressing

Creamy, tangy and full of herbs, this easy buttermilk dressing is so tasty you'll never want bottled again!
Course Condiment
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 91kcal
Author Christine Mello


  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1 tsp fresh lemon juice or vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp dried parsley
  • 1/2 tsp dried chives
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp granulated sugar
  • 1/8 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp minced garlic optional
  • 1/2 tsp dried minced onion optional
  • 1/2 tsp dried dill weed optional


  • Add all ingredients to a medium bowl. Sir until well combined.
  • Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour to allow flavors to blend.


Store covered in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.
To lower calories and fat, I have used light mayonnaise and reduced fat sour cream to make this ranch. Still delicious!
For more robust flavor, try adding minced garlic, dried minced onion and dried dill weed to the recipe. I have made it either way and all are super tasty.
Nutrition information is based on using full fat mayonnaise and sour cream.


Serving: 2Tablespoons | Calories: 91kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 126mg | Potassium: 36mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 223IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 1mg