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Fabulous Homemade Ranch Dressing

No need to buy packets of mix or bottles of the stuff, Fabulous Homemade Ranch Dressing is just minutes away. Tangy buttermilk thickened with sour cream and mayonnaise is the base for the classic herb dressing that kids of all ages love on salads or as dip. Once you try the homemade version, you may never go back!
Author Rebecca Lindamood


  • 1 1/4 cups cultured buttermilk homemade, or storebought
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/3 cup packed, finely chopped dill
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped parsley flat-leaf or curly
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped chives or green parts only of scallions
  • 3/4 teaspoon finely chopped fresh oregano
  • 1 large clove garlic peeled and finely minced or pressed (or 1/2 teaspoon granulated garlic)
  • 1 teaspoon salt or more to taste
  • freshly ground black pepper to taste


  • In a mixing bowl, whisk together all ingredients until smooth. Pour into a canning jar or pitcher, cover tightly and refrigerate for up to 10 days.