Homemade Ranch Dressing Recipe

  • Author: Katie Kimball
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Total Time: 5 mins
  • Category: condiment



  • 1 c. sour cream or plain homemade yogurt (half and half makes it pourable, typically)
  • 1 Tbs. red wine vinegar
  • 2 cloves crushed fresh garlic (less for young children)
  • 1/2 tsp. onion powder
  • 1/41/2 tsp. each: dried parsley, dill weed, chives
  • a few shakes cayenne pepper
  • black pepper to taste, preferably freshly ground
  • salt to taste (not always needed with the fresh garlic)


  1. Mix and serve. Store in the refrigerator.
  2. Lasts as long as the sour cream would have lasted.