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.


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


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!

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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