← Back to Search Results
American
Ranch Dressing

Photo by: Joseph De Leo
Comments: 0
 

Recipe

This is definitely one of my all-time favorite dressings. Sharp, creamy, and peppery, it’s great with greens, steamed vegetables, potatoes, crudités, grilled tomatoes, and sliced tomatoes, avocados, melon, and hard-cooked eggs—just about anything.

Yield: Makes about 1 cup

Ingredients

  • 1 large garlic clove, crushed
  • Large pinch of salt
  • ¼ cup buttermilk
  • ¼ cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons plain whole milk yogurt
  • 4 teaspoons cider vinegar
  • ¼ cup grapeseed or other mild-flavored vegetable oil
  • 1 scallion, minced
  • Generous pinch of freshly ground black pepper
  • Generous pinch of cayenne pepper

Directions

In a small bowl, mash the garlic and salt together into a paste using the back of a spoon. Add the buttermilk, mayonnaise, yogurt, and vinegar and whisk until smooth. In a thin, steady stream, whisk in the oil until the dressing thickens. Stir in the scallion and season with salt, black pepper, and the cayenne. Will keep, tightly covered, in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.


© 2005 Grace Parisi
 

Nutritional Information

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

Nutritional information is based on 16 servings.

59kcal (3%)
8mg (1%)
0mg (0%)
4mcg RAE (0%)
13mg
1mg
0g
0g
0g
1g
2mg (1%)
43mg (2%)
1g (3%)
6g (10%)
0mg (0%)
 

Would you like to leave a comment about this recipe?

Notify me of new comments on this recipe. Add comment

We'd love to hear what you think!

Please or to add a comment to this recipe.
 

Sign up for
The Cookstr Weekly

Free handpicked cookbook recipes delivered straight to your inbox

Explore Cookbooks on Cookstr

le-bernardin-cookbook Le Bernardin Cookbook
by Eric Ripert, Maguy Le Coze
a-new-way-to-cook A New Way to Cook
by Sally Schneider
salmon-a-cookbook Salmon: A Cookbook
by Diane Morgan
west-coast-cooking West Coast Cooking
by Greg Atkinson
the-splendid-tables-how-to-eat-weekends The Splendid Table's How to...
by Sally Swift, Lynne Rosetto Kasper
cook-with-jamie Cook with Jamie
by Jamie Oliver
rosas-new-mexican-table-friendly-recipes-for-festive-meals Rosa's New Mexican Table: F...
by Roberto Santibanez
david-rosengarten-entertains-fabulous-parties-for-food-lovers David Rosengarten Entertain...
by David Rosengarten
lucid-food Lucid Food
by Louisa Shafia
hudson-valley-mediterranean-the-gigi-good-food-cookbook Hudson Valley Mediterranean...
by Laura Pensiero
parents-need-to-eat-too Parents Need to Eat Too
by Debbie Koenig
mexican-everyday Mexican Everyday
by Rick Bayless
sunday-suppers-at-lucques Sunday Suppers at Lucques
by Suzanne Goin
once-upon-a-tart-soups-salads-muffins-and-more-from-new-york-citys-favorite-bakeshop-and-cafe Once Upon a Tart: Soups, Sa...
by Frank Mentesana, Jerome Audureau
Already a member? Click here to Log In
close

Sign up to Cookstr!

  • Receive a free, handpicked selection of recipes in your inbox weekly
  • Save, share and comment on your favorite recipes in My Cookstr
  • Get updates on new Cookstr features and tools







By signing up you accept the
Terms of Use and Privacy Policy
Spinner
New to Cookstr? Click here to Sign Up
close


Forgot your password? Click here
close
Thanks for commenting!
Would you like to share your comment on Facebook or Twitter?