The Best Homemade Ranch Salad Dressing tastes better than anything store-bought and only takes a few minutes to make. Ranch dressing is delicious on salads and as a dip for fresh vegetables.
We love dipping pizza in ranch and these spicy chicken bites are awesome with ranch on the side too.
There aren’t all that many recipes here on the blog that I label as “the best.” With nearly 1,500 recipes here, there are less than 20 that have truly earned that label.
I figure that everyone’s tastes are different and who knows if someone else’s opinion on the “best recipe ever” is going to match mine? These recipes though? They really are the best of the best.
And this ranch salad dressing? It is hands down the BEST Ranch Salad Dressing that I have ever tasted.
Without fail, the people who try it, have all agreed. Just scroll through the comments to see how everyone raves over it.
▢½ cup good-quality mayonnaise
▢½ cup sour cream
▢½ cup buttermilk
▢3 tablespoons fresh minced parsley, OR 1 tablespoon dried parsley
▢1 ½ teaspoons fresh minced dill, OR ½ teaspoon dried dill
▢½ teaspoon apple cider vinegar
▢½ teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
▢½ teaspoon garlic powder
▢¼ teaspoon onion powder
▢¼ teaspoon salt
▢Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
In a medium bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, sour cream, and buttermilk until smooth. Stir in parsley, dill, vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and pepper. Blend well and adjust seasonings, to taste.
Cover and refrigerate for ideally 8 hours (4 hours at a minimum) or overnight. If the consistency is too thick after chilling, thin out the ranch dressing with a splash of additional buttermilk.