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Dry Ranch Mix Recipe
  • READY IN 5 mins

Dry Ranch Mix

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"A WONDERFUL dry ranch mix you put together yourself, then just mix with mayo and buttermilk. Get your seasonings on the 'ethnic or mexican' aisle of the market in bags, much cheaper! Enjoy!"

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Original recipe makes 4 cups dry mix Change Servings
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Directions

  1. Combine the parsley, garlic salt, crushed saltines, minced onion, onion salt, onion powder, garlic powder, dill weed, and black pepper in a sealable container; shake.
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  • PREP 5 mins
  • READY IN 5 mins

Footnotes

  • To prepare:
  • Mix 1 1/2 tablespoons dry mix with 1 cup mayonnaise and 1 cup buttermilk. Chill at least 4 hours before serving.
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Reviews More Reviews

Most Helpful Positive Review
Apr 04, 2011

First, I cut this down to 4 servings. I made this to use in the "ranch oyster crackers" from this site. I omitted the saltine crackers, used 1/4 tsp garlic salt and 1/8 tsp onion salt (watching our salt intake). I had a dill mix from the pampered chef. This made a nice and mild flavor to the oyster crackers (wasn't over powering in our soup). I will make this into salad dressing next.

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Aug 21, 2009

not sure how to quite rate this, as it was a base to what I actually made... I used the dried parsley, garlic salt, onion salt, onion powder, garlic powder, dried dill weed but subbed 1/2 cup dried buttermilk for saltines. also used teaspoons instead of cups for smaller batch. was a good base though.

 

13 Ratings

Oct 14, 2012

This mix is just what it claims to be a dry ranch mix. You can add or sub but this base is good on its own. Do not omit the crackers as it lends the texture and a certain flavor. Measure out as needed for recipes. I've used it in a dip and in a chicken marinade recipe and both had the flavor I was looking for.

 
Mar 11, 2013

I have been using this recipe as is for years. It is good. The flavor is just about spot on for Hidden Valley. My only complaint has been that it does not thicken like Hidden Valley especially for using as a dip. I also like the idea of using a buttermilk powder. So when I mixed up a batch this time, I did not use the saltines, but added a 1/2 cup buttermilk powder instead. The flavor is still great. When I mixed up the dressing, just used milk instead of buttermilk since I had used the powder. This recipe is great for using in other recipes, meals that ask for a package of dry Hidden Valley. It's way cheaper & of course far healthier. Also, I use good Celtic sea salt & don't like to use the premade onion & garlic salts because the table salt in it is horrible. So I omitted the garlic & onion salts, and instead did the conversions needed to add an extra tablespoon of garlic & onion powder & the salt separately. I worked out great. I'm experimenting now w/ added a bit of guar gum which is a natural thickener to see if I can thicken it up. Then it will be perfect! Also, my next experiment will be to mix some up using greek yogurt instead of mayo to see how that tastes & see if I can make it a nice lite ranch!

 
Mar 17, 2014

Used garlic and onion powders instead of garlic and onion salts.

 
Feb 14, 2014

ok the recipe is missing info. How much dry mix do you add to how much mayo or buttermilk? it needs to be finished dont you think

 
Apr 09, 2012

This is way better than ranch packets and has no msg.

 
Nov 01, 2013

This is Terrific! Simple and tastes great!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 2 kcal
  • < 1%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 0.5 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Fiber
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Sodium
  • 340 mg
  • 14%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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