Here's how to make your own Homemade Ranch Seasoning Mix without all the preservatives and other weird ingredients! Plus, make your own Ranch Dressing and Ranch Dip, too!
I love making my own seasoning mixes - there are so many wonderful flavor combinations to enhance your recipes, and you save a ton of money. Plus, there's no weird preservatives or other ingredients you can't pronounce!
Perhaps my most popular homemade seasoning blend is my Cowboy Spice Mix. With grilling season almost upon us, you need this recipe, so be sure to check it out!
But back to this Homemade Ranch Seasoning Mix - it's full of flavor and keeps great in your pantry for quite a long while. It's a lovely addition to a gift basket, too. I like to put a bunch of my favorites like Basil Salt, Italian Garlic and Herb Seasoning Mix, and Taco Seasoning together for a gift.
It makes a wonderful housewarming or hostess gift. Individually, these jars of seasonings make awesome stocking sufferers, because everyone loves having homemade goodies!
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- Dry Buttermilk
- Dried Parsley
- Dried Dill Weed
- Garlic Powder
- Onion Powder
- Dried Minced Onion (sometimes called onion flakes)
- Black Pepper
- Dried Chives
- Kosher Salt
PRO TIP: If you enjoy making your own seasoning mixes like I do, I encourage you to buy large quanities your favorite spices, herbs and other seasonings. Buying in bulk will definitely save money. I like to shop online usually, but sometimes club stores will have a better price so you might want to shop around.
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To Make Ranch Dressing:
Here's how to use this seasoning mix to make ranch dressing:
- Combine 1 tablespoon of the Homemade Ranch Seasoning Mix with ⅓ cup mayonnaise and ⅓ cup milk, and whisk to combine.
- (You can also substitute Greek yogurt for the mayonnaise if you prefer).
- Drizzle over salads, wings or even pizza!
You can also try our homemade buttermilk ranch dressing recipe or avocado ranch dressing.
To Make Your Own Ranch Dip:
Here's how to use this seasoning mix to make ranch dip for veggies:
- Combine 2 tablespoons of the Homemade Ranch Seasoning Mix with ⅓ cup sour cream.
- Mix well and serve with chips or fresh veggies.
You'll also love our easy Greek yogurt dip.
More Amazing Homemade Yuminess
from left to right:
- Cowboy Seasoning Mix
- Southwest Chipotle Dressing
- Cowboy Butter
- Avocado Ranch Dressing
- Montreal Seasoning Mix
Recipes Using Ranch Seasoning
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Homemade Ranch Seasoning Mix
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- ⅔ cup dry buttermilk
- ¼ cup dried parsley
- 3 teaspoons dried dill weed
- 1 tablespoon garlic powder
- 1 tablespoon onion powder
- 1 tablespoon dried onion flakes
- 1 tablespoon ground black pepper
- 2 teaspoon dried chives
- 2 teaspoons salt
- In a small mixing bowl, combine the ingredients and gently whisk together until well mixed.⅔ cup dry buttermilk, ¼ cup dried parsley, 3 teaspoons dried dill weed, 1 tablespoon garlic powder, 1 tablespoon onion powder, 1 tablespoon dried onion flakes, 1 tablespoon ground black pepper, 2 teaspoon dried chives, 2 teaspoons salt
- Store in an airtight container for up to 3 months.
(I like to use mason jars to store my seasoning mixes.)
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Alison at NOVA Frugal Family says
I just need to go buy some buttermilk powder. We had a few packets of the store bought stuff from other people bringing it to our house and in order to clear out the pantry I used them to flavor the oyster crackers for my husband and he loved them!! I think that he is a little bummed that we don't have any more. I also have this white cheddar powder so I might try the seasonings with that if I don't get the buttermilk soon. Thanks for the tip!!
Ang Paris says
Hope you enjoy it - this is such a great pantry staple to have on hand!!
Pat Schwab says
Where do you buy dry buttermilk besides online? I have never seen it before. Can you use it for other baking recipes? I see recipes for buttermilk but I don't buy it and this would come in handy. Thanks
Ang Paris says
You can also purchase it at Whole Foods or Trader Joe's. You can mix it with water and use it in all kinds of recipes, like my grandmother's Chocolate Zucchini Cake recipe.
Liz Latham says
Ohhhh this looks so tasty and would go great with a lot of recipes! The options are endless! Thanks for linking up with Delicious Dishes Recipe Party!