Dry Ranch Mix

Dry Ranch Mix


"A WONDERFUL dry ranch mix you put together yourself, then just mix with mayo and buttermilk. Get your seasonings on the 'ethnic' or 'Mexican' aisle of the market in bags; much cheaper! Enjoy!"


5 m servings 2 cals
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Original recipe yields 300 servings



  • Calories:
  • 2 kcal
  • < 1%
  • Fat:
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 0.5g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 340 mg
  • 14%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • Prep

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  1. Combine the parsley, garlic salt, crushed saltines, minced onion, onion salt, onion powder, garlic powder, dill weed, and black pepper in a sealable container; shake.


  • To prepare:
  • Mix 1 1/2 tablespoons dry mix with 1 cup mayonnaise and 1 cup buttermilk. Chill at least 4 hours before serving.
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  1. 15 Ratings


I have been using this recipe as is for years. It is good. The flavor is just about spot on for Hidden Valley. My only complaint has been that it does not thicken like Hidden Valley especially f...

This mix is just what it claims to be a dry ranch mix. You can add or sub but this base is good on its own. Do not omit the crackers as it lends the texture and a certain flavor. Measure out as ...

First, I cut this down to 4 servings. I made this to use in the "ranch oyster crackers" from this site. I omitted the saltine crackers, used 1/4 tsp garlic salt and 1/8 tsp onion salt (watchin...

not sure how to quite rate this, as it was a base to what I actually made... I used the dried parsley, garlic salt, onion salt, onion powder, garlic powder, dried dill weed but subbed 1/2 cup dr...

ok the recipe is missing info. How much dry mix do you add to how much mayo or buttermilk? it needs to be finished dont you think

Used garlic and onion powders instead of garlic and onion salts.

No more seasoning packets! I scaled the mix way back to 10. I want to try it out before I make a years supply. That produced about 2 packets worth of seasoning mix. I put half in a season jar...

This is way better than ranch packets and has no msg.

I cut the servings down to 50 and it was almost enough to fill an empty spice container. I was missing the onion salt so I added a pinch of kosher salt. The cracker equaled 1 saltine at 50 servi...