Yogurt Ranch Dressing Recipe
Here’s a nice little twist on traditional ranch dressing. I love the tartness the yogurt adds to it. It’s tempered down just enough by the mayonnaise and the different spices and herbs add just a little kick to it.
One thing I like about homemade dressing recipes like this is that you can tweak them to taste. If you love garlic, add a little more. Don’t like it at all? Just leave it out. Adding more mayonnaise will make the dressing richer and creamier, while using less really let’s the yogurt shine.
Make sure you let this sit for a while to allow the flavors to blend. If it’s too thick to your liking, thin it out with a little milk, cream of even a small splash of water.
- 2 cups [url href=”http://www.hillbillyhousewife.com/yogurt.htm” target=”_blank”]plain yogurt[/url]
- 1/4 to 1/2 cup mayonnaise
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
- 1/2 teaspoon celery leaves
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 1/4 teaspoon paprika
- 1/4 teaspoon dill weed
- 1 teaspoon dry parsley (or 2 tablespoons fresh chopped parsley)
- In a medium sized bowl, combine all of the ingredients. Mix it all very well, and allow it to marinate for several hours or overnight. If desired, add a dash of cayenne pepper. Serve as a dip or dressing for salads.