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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 18
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 0.6
  • Total Fat: 0.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 0.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 0.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.0 g
  • Protein: 0.0 g

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Ranch Seasoning Blend

Submitted by: SPCOOKBOOK
Ranch Seasoning Blend

Introduction

Ranch dressing overtook Italian dressing as the nationís most popular salad dressing in 1992,
and now the creamy white dressing is found on everything from vegetables to chicken wings.
The stuff that comes in a bottle is mostly salt, oil, and other fats with little flavor. I created this
dried herb blend to take the place of the full-fat version. I like to mix a tablespoon of the seasoning
mix with 1⁄2 cup of low-fat plain yogurt. Itís still creamy and tangy but with much less fat. If you want
a dressing that does not stick to the spoon, try adding 1⁄4 cup skim milk or low-fat buttermilk to the
yogurt sauce. Use fresh or dried herbs, but be sure to let the dressing sit for a few hours in the fridge
to let the flavors fully develop.
This seasoning blend is great in pasta dishes, over fish or chicken, or added to soups. Compared
with the packaged variety you will save up to a half-teaspoon of sodium per serving.
Ranch dressing overtook Italian dressing as the nationís most popular salad dressing in 1992,
and now the creamy white dressing is found on everything from vegetables to chicken wings.
The stuff that comes in a bottle is mostly salt, oil, and other fats with little flavor. I created this
dried herb blend to take the place of the full-fat version. I like to mix a tablespoon of the seasoning
mix with 1⁄2 cup of low-fat plain yogurt. Itís still creamy and tangy but with much less fat. If you want
a dressing that does not stick to the spoon, try adding 1⁄4 cup skim milk or low-fat buttermilk to the
yogurt sauce. Use fresh or dried herbs, but be sure to let the dressing sit for a few hours in the fridge
to let the flavors fully develop.
This seasoning blend is great in pasta dishes, over fish or chicken, or added to soups. Compared
with the packaged variety you will save up to a half-teaspoon of sodium per serving.

Number of Servings: 18

Ingredients

    1 tbsp dried parsley
    2 tsp dried chives
    1 tsp garlic powder
    1⁄2 tsp dry mustard
    1⁄4 tsp celery seed

Directions

Combine the parsley, chives, garlic, dry mustard,
and celery seed in a small bowl. Store in
an airtight container.





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  • Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I made this using freeze-dried chives. Although good, the chives were a bit overpowering. It would be better with fresh chives. - 11/28/11

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Its great but I don't get the servings... How do you divide just over 2 tbsp of powder into 18 servings? - 6/23/13

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Simple and awesome! - 10/23/11

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  • You can add some dried dill weed if you want to give it more "authentic" flavor for Ranch Dressing. - 7/26/14

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  • Serving size... typically a spice blend is based on 1/4 - 1/2 tsp per serving. For 2 Tbsp, that would be 12-24 servings. 18 is the average of the two. - 8/31/13

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  • Make this and mixed 2 tsp with Greek yogurt for chicken. Very good! - 6/23/13

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