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Chef John’s Ranch Dressing Recipe

Chef John’s Ranch Dressing Recipe

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How To Make Chef John’s Ranch Dressing

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Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 0 minutes
Total: 15 minutes



  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, buttermilk, sour cream, garlic, dill, parsley, chives, onion powder, black pepper, and salt until well combined.

  2. Taste and adjust seasoning if needed.

  3. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes to let the flavors meld together.

  4. Serve as a salad dressing, dip, or spread.


  • Calories : 297kcal
  • Total Fat : 32g
  • Saturated Fat : 5g
  • Cholesterol : 19mg
  • Sodium : 640mg
  • Total Carbohydrates : 2g
  • Dietary Fiber : 0g
  • Sugar : 1g
  • Protein : 1g
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