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The Best Homemade Ranch Salad Dressing tastes better than anything store-bought and only takes a few minutes to make. Ranch dressing is delicious on salads and as a dip for fresh vegetables.
We love dipping pizza in ranch and these spicy chicken bites are awesome with ranch on the side too.

There aren’t all that many recipes here on the blog that I label as “the best.” With nearly 1,500 recipes here, there are less than 20 that have truly earned that label.

I figure that everyone’s tastes are different and who knows if someone else’s opinion on the “best recipe ever” is going to match mine? These recipes though? They really are the best of the best.



  • 1 ⅓ cups mayonnaise
  • ⅓ cup sour cream
  • ⅓ cup buttermilk
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh Italian parsley
  • 2 teaspoons sliced fresh chives
  • ½ teaspoon dried dill weed
  • ¼ teaspoon dried tarragon
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon onion powder
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 2 drops Worcestershire sauce



Combine mayonnaise, sour cream, and buttermilk in a large bowl. Stir in parsley, chives, dill, tarragon, garlic powder, onion powder, black pepper, cayenne pepper, salt, and Worcestershire sauce until combined.

Cover and refrigerate for 4 hours to overnight. Season with salt and black pepper to taste.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving: 145 calories; protein 0.5g; carbohydrates 1.2g; fat 15.6g; cholesterol 9.3mg; sodium 113.5mg.