Ranch Dressing

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This low-cal, low-fat homemade ranch dressing is so easy to make you won’t need to buy it ever again!

Ranch Dressing

Makes: 1 1/4 cups

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  • 2/3 cup nonfat buttermilk
  • 6 tablespoons low-fat mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh dill (or 4 teaspoons dried)
  • 2 tablespoons minced red onion
  • 4 teaspoons white-wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Freshly ground pepper to taste


  1. Whisk buttermilk, mayonnaise, fresh (or dried) dill, red onion, white-wine vinegar, garlic powder, salt and freshly ground pepper in a bowl until blended.


Per tablespoon: 8 calories; 0 g fat (0 g sat, 0 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 2 g carbohydrates; 0 g added sugars; 0 g protein; 0 g fiber; 76 mg sodium; 6 mg potassium.

Carbohydrate Servings: 0

Exchanges: Free food

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