If you have some basic pantry seasonings, greek yogurt and milk, you can make this homemade Greek Yogurt Ranch Dressing – so much more flavorful than store-bought and made with simple ingredients. No blender needed, just whisk everything together in a bowl! The perfect healthy homemade ranch!
If you’re looking for a simple homemade ranch dressing recipe, look no further than this healthy Greek Yogurt Ranch Dressing! It’s made with basic pantry seasonings, lemon, mustard, Greek yogurt and milk – that’s it!
What is Ranch Dressing?
Ranch dressing is an American salad dressing traditionally made with buttermilk, garlic, onion, dill, and other spices along with mayonnaise, blended into a creamy sauce. We’re simplifying things to create a healthy version using pantry and fridge staples.
Trust me, this healthy ranch dressing is so much better than store bought bottled dressing!
Pantry & Fridge Staples
We’re using a mix of dried herbs and seasonings, salt, stoneground mustard, Greek yogurt, lemon and milk.
You can also use Skyr if you prefer, though you may need more milk to thin the dressing if the Skyr is very thick.
How to Make Homemade Ranch Dressing
For this recipe, since we’re using dried seasonings (versus fresh herbs) all you have to do is whisk everything in a bowl, combine in a salad shaker cup or use an immersion blender.
Add the Greek yogurt, mustard, herbs and seasonings, salt and a few tablespoons of milk to your container; mix until smooth then taste test for salt. Decide if you would like a thinner consistency and add a couple more tablespoons of milk, if you’d like.
How to Make Vegan Ranch
You can make this ranch dressing recipe vegan friendly by using a plant based yogurt alternative, such as plain unsweetened coconut milk or soy yogurt.
Then use the plant-based milk of your choice to thin the dressing as needed.
Vegan Greek yogurt is often thinner than traditional Greek yogurt, so you may not need any milk to thin.
To Make a Dip
You can make this more of a yogurt ranch dip recipe by omitting the milk. Easy peasy.
What to Enjoy with Homemade Ranch
- enjoy with this plant based Cobb Salad recipe
- use it as a dip for a vegetable tray
- a dipping sauce for baked veggies
More Homemade Salad Dressings
- Balsamic Almond Butter Dressing
- Green Goddess Dressing
- Spiced Maple Tahini Dressing
- Coconut Lime Poppy Seed Dressing
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Greek Yogurt Ranch Dressing
If you have some basic pantry seasonings, greek yogurt and milk, you can make this homemade Greek Yogurt Ranch Dressing – so much more flavorful than store-bought and made with simple ingredients. No blender needed, just whisk everything together in a bowl!
- Prep Time: 5 minutes
- Total Time: 5 minutes
- Yield: About 1 cup 1x
- Category: Dressing
- Method: No Bake
- Cuisine: American
- Diet: Vegetarian
- 1 cup 2% Plain Greek Yogurt
- 1 teaspoon lemon juice (or apple cider vinegar)
- 1/2 teaspoon stone ground mustard
- 1 teaspoon dried dill
- 1 teaspoon dried parsley
- ½ teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt (or to taste)
- 2–3 tablespoons milk (to use for thinning as desired)
- Place everything in a medium bowl and whisk together until smooth. Or add ingredients to deep enough cup and use an immersion blender, as shown above.
- Taste test for more salt, and add more milk if you’d like a thinner consistency.
Note once refrigerated the dressing will become a little thicker.
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