• Hidden Valley Ranch Dressing Mix Copycat

    15 saltines
    2 cups dry parsley flakes, minced
    1/2 cup instant minced onion
    2 tablespoons dry dill weed
    1/4 cup onion salt
    1/4 cup garlic salt
    1/4 cup onion powder
    1/4 cup garlic powder


    Dump all ingredients into a blender or food processor and blend until completely powdered.


    To Use: combine 1 Tbsp. dry mix, 1 cup of may & 1 cup of buttermilk.
    Comments 7 Comments
    1. PinkLadyRizzo's Avatar
      PinkLadyRizzo -
      Saltines? In my salad dressing mix? Hmmmm, will definitely be giving this recipe a try!
    1. Liss's Avatar
      Liss -
      Quote Originally Posted by PinkLadyRizzo View Post
      Saltines? In my salad dressing mix? Hmmmm, will definitely be giving this recipe a try!
      I know it sounds weird, but it really is delicious
      You can make fiesta ranch with it as well. It breaks down to about .11 per recipe

      GroceryBudget101.com- - Copycat Hidden Valley Ranch Dressing & Fiesta Ranch Mix | Copycat Recipes
    1. HaleighBaleigh's Avatar
      HaleighBaleigh -
      How come the amounts in this recipe and your other hidden valley with fiesta are so different when mixing up? 1 T instead of 2 T. of mix and then 1 -1/4 cup sour cream to 1/4 c. milk and then 1 cup mayo and 1 cup buttermilk. Whats the differences? Thanks!
    1. FreebieQueen's Avatar
      FreebieQueen -
      Quote Originally Posted by HaleighBaleigh View Post
      How come the amounts in this recipe and your other hidden valley with fiesta are so different when mixing up? 1 T instead of 2 T. of mix and then 1 -1/4 cup sour cream to 1/4 c. milk and then 1 cup mayo and 1 cup buttermilk. Whats the differences? Thanks!
      2 different recipes/uses and consistency. We usually use this one GroceryBudget101.com- - Copycat Hidden Valley Ranch Dressing & Fiesta Ranch Mix | Copycat Recipes but it depends on what we have on hand for mixing it.
    1. brchbell's Avatar
      brchbell -
      For anyone who is very allergic to gluten here is the recipe I have to use:
      2 Tablespoons each:
      Dill
      Parsley
      chives
      4 Tbls. onion powder
      2-3 tsp. pepper
      1-4 tsp salt (I use Real Salt)
      1/4 to 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
      (All ingredients are dried)

      Mix and shake well in a small glass jar (8 oz. works well) and store at room temperature.
      To Make dressing:
      Shake well before measuring. Stir about 1 1/2 to 2 tsp. dry mix into 1 cup or any combination of the following: buttermilk, mayo, or sour cream. (I prefer half mayo and half buttermilk but my friend prefers sour cream)
      You can add a minced clove of garlic or a splash of red wine vinegar to finish it off.

      If you don't use fresh garlic you can add 1 Tbls of garlic powder right into the original mix when you make it up.

      Yours sound awesome but I'm so very allergic to gluten now so I had to come up with something that works great for us.
    1. mkhess's Avatar
      mkhess -
      How long can it be stored?
    1. morningstar74's Avatar
      morningstar74 -
      Has anyone ever used their homemade yogurt to make this mix?
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