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The Best Homemade Ranch Dressing From Scratch

You only a handful of simple ingredients to make your own homemade ranch dressing from scratch. Use it over salads, as a dip, or in any recipe you make.

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword buttermilk, from scratch, homemade, ranch dressing, recipe
Prep Time 9 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Total Time 10 minutes


  • 1/2 tsp dried chives
  • 1/2 tsp dried parsley
  • 1/2 tsp dried dill weed
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp onion powder
  • dash salt and pepper to taste

Wet Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup sour cream or homemade yogurt
  • 1/2 cup homemade mayonnaise


  1. First in a large container whisk together all the ingredients to mix well. If you don’t have buttermilk from learning how to make butter, then you can increase to 1 cup of the sour cream or yogurt.

  2. Store ranch dressing in a refrigerator for up to 30 minutes before you serve to allow the flavors to meld together. Serve with salads, veggies or ranch dip.