Wondering how to make homemade vegan ranch dressing? Here is quick to go-to recipe using everyday pantry ingredients for a quick and healthy dipping sauce or salad dressing.
With no preservatives and additives, compared to store bought ranch, this recipe is gulit-free goodness, as the ingredients actually have multiple health benefits to offer!
This recipe takes only a few ingredients and a blender. The entire process is about five minutes and is easy to adjust based on the number of people you are feeding.
What Do You Need To Make Homemade Ranch?
This recipe is completely from scratch and uses cashews for the base of this recipe. Blending the cashews with the water will give this ranch a creamy consistency.
Here are the ingredients you will need-
- Lemon juice
- Apple Cider Vinegar
- Garlic powder
- Onion powder
- Fresh Dill
- Fresh Parsley
The best way to achieve the same consistency as store bought ranch is to use a high speed blender. This way, the cashews will be blended until it is completely smooth and eliminate big chunks in the ranch.
How Long Does Homemade Ranch Last?
Since this is homemade ranch and does not contain preservatives, this ranch lasts up to a week using fresh ingredients. Be sure to keep it in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
How To Make Ranch Taste Better?
Though this recipe is for traditional ranch, there are many variations that can be made to this recipe based on your preferences and purpose. You can add freshly cracked black pepper for extra depth or mix in an avocado for more creaminess or add chili sauce for a spicy taste. The variations are endless and based on what you want to use this recipe for.
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