Ranch Seasoning Mix

Ranch Seasoning Mix

Ranch Seasoning Mix

Recipe by:  Designs by Jeanne R

If you’re like most people, bottled dressing doesn’t compare with the ranch dressing made from the Hidden Valley Ranch mix packages.  The problem is that I never seem to have them on hand when I need them, and they’re kind of pricey!  A few years back, I was on a search for a recipe I could make myself.  I found one that I really liked, but it needed some adjusting.  I played with it a bit, and the addition of dill weed was just what it needed!  For years now, I’ve kept a batch of this dried mix made at all times.

Ingredients:

1/4 dill weed

2 cups parsley flakes

1/2 cup dried onion flakes

2 tablespoons dried basil

6 tablespoons kosher salt

5 tablespoons garlic powder

5 tablespoons onion powder

Directions:

Blend all ingredients in a food processor or blender, then store in an airtight container.

To make salad dressing:

1 tablespoon ranch seasoning mix

1/3 cup mayonnaise

1/3 cup sour cream

1/3 cup milk (or a little more for the desired consistency).  Mix well, and chill  for at least one hour, longer is better!

For ranch dip:

1 tablespoon ranch seasoning mix

1 cup sour cream

a little milk can be added for a thinner consistency

Mix well and chill for at least one hour.  Serve with chips, fresh veggies, or french fries…yum!

Recipe Notes:

It’s also a great all around seasoning for other things too, we love it in homemade pasta salad, it’s great as an oil-vinegar salad dressing as well.  You can add some dried mix to bread crumbs when you’re coating and baking chicken breasts, and so much more!

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10 thoughts on “Ranch Seasoning Mix

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  2. This reminds me of baked zucchini chips. I can’t seem to get it right. I cut 1/4 inch, driz & toss with evoo, season w paprika and garlic salt, bread with bread crumbs, then slide into oven. No matter what recipe I use, the cook time and temp are never right. Plus, they taste so bread crumby. It’s not a good texture. Help me, Jeanne!!!!

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