Ranch dressing is a classic recipe that is perfect for dressing up your favorite veggies, salads, proteins, or any dish that can use a creamy kick! This 5 Minute Healthy Ranch Dressing tastes way better than anything you could buy at the store, plus it’s made with greek yogurt- not buttermilk- for a better-for-you alternative that is loaded with protein. Serve this ranch alongside my Easy Veggie Chicken Nuggets, and you’ve got a match made in heaven!
There’s a good reason why ranch dressing is America’s favorite condiment: it’s creamy, it’s flavorful, and it tastes good on almost anything! Plus, it’s a staple of true classic American comfort food. Just walk down the condiment aisle of any grocery store in the Midwest or South and you’ll find an entire wall of different types of pre-made, bottled ranch dressings. Is there anything more American than that?
But while ranch dressing is absolutely delicious on anything from burgers to salads to homemade chicken nuggets, it’s not exactly known for being the healthiest condiment in the world. Traditional ranch is made with buttermilk, mayonnaise, and other ingredients that aren’t necessarily the healthiest for us in larger quantities. But this recipe takes everything that you know and love about ranch dressing and gives it a healthier twist. What could be better than that?!
To give this ranch dressing its healthier twist, we’re swapping out the buttermilk and mayo for full-fat greek yogurt. Greek yogurt is packed with protein and healthy fats, making it the perfect way to hit your protein goals while still enjoying a delicious ranch dressing with your favorite recipes. If you are plant-based, you can also swap out the greek yogurt for any plain dairy-free yogurt alternative.
Would you believe me if I told you that this dressing comes together in only three steps, and 5 minutes? It’s true! To make this healthy ranch dressing, start by adding all of the ingredients (minus the water) to a blender. If you don’t want to use a blender, you can add all of the ingredients to a large bowl and whisk them together by hand.
Blend until all of the ingredients are combined and the ranch dressing is smooth and creamy! If the dressing is too thick, add in the water and re-blend until your desire consistency is reached. Once the ranch dressing is done, serve and enjoy! Store any leftovers in an airtight container, in the fridge, for up to one week!
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