Jalapeno Ranch Salad Dressing Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Jalapeno Ranch Salad Dressing Recipe
  • READY IN 15 mins

Jalapeno Ranch Salad Dressing

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"Cool, creamy, and spicy. Crazy good salad dressing you could also use as a dip. This recipe is a lot like the dip they serve at Chuy's, which is a restaurant we have in Texas."

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Original recipe makes 3 cups Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins

    15 mins


  1. Place tomatillos, cilantro, and jalapenos in a food processor or blender. Blend until smooth and set aside.
  2. Combine the sour cream and ranch dressing mix in a medium bowl. Whisk in about 3/4 of the green sauce; taste and adjust the heat level by adding more green sauce.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Oct 14, 2009

We are well aquainted with Chuy's Creamy Jalapeno and everyone in the family makes our own version. This is a nice spin on it with the homemade green sauce. I usually use an entire bunch of cilantro and half sour cream/ half non-fat yogurt. Wonderful dip with crudite veggies or tortilla chips.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Nov 09, 2009

I am giving this 3 stars because it is a wonderful idea. However, I thought the recipe still needs some work. I think 2 Ranch dressing mixes was too strong. I will try this again but with only 1 package and add the 2nd a little at time until it is the way I like.

Sep 09, 2010

Okay, so this is what I did. I followed the recipe exact only using one full batch of Scotdog's dry ranch dressing mix minus the dry buttermilk powder, which I ended up stirring in after all once I tasted it. I think this dip is GREAT. The cilantro with the tomatillos and the ranch and the peppers all work together with the sour cream base into this dip of wonderfulness. New favorite dip. It's really great. I think this would be a great topping for a low-calorie nacho plate or part of a sour cream filling for burritos/enchiladas. I might just use it. Way to rock it, BBQgirl. NOTE: I did not have whole pickled jalapeno peppers, so I used pickled jalapeno rings....gosh....a good handful.

Oct 13, 2009

I had all the ingredients execpt the Ranch flavor dip was the the Fiesta Ranch flavor. I followed the directions and the dressing came out fantastic.... Different, not the same old boring dressing.

Feb 23, 2011

This recipe is yummy! I don't think it doesn't taste like Chuy's jalapeno ranch, but it is still really good in it own way. It is good by itself or add salsa and cheese on top for a dip.

Dec 27, 2010

I had to bring a salad for Christmas dinner, so I made a couple of dressings to go with it. This one was the biggest hit! It was so easy too! It would also be excellent as a dip or on top of a baked potato.

Oct 11, 2010

This recipe for salad dressing tasted very good and I know I will make it again. Thank you for a great recipe.

Apr 24, 2012

Good! I added some fresh lime juice also


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  • Calories
  • 49 kcal
  • 2%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 8.4 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol
  • 7 mg
  • 2%
  • Fat
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Fiber
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 2.8 g
  • 6%
  • Sodium
  • 405 mg
  • 16%

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

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