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Recipe: Ranch Dressing

​​Serves 3-4​

Serve as a salad dressing or as a dip with carrots, cukes or celery.

Adult: Yes
Active time: 15 Minutes
Total time: 15 Minutes

Kitchen Gear

  • Sharp knife (adult needed)
  • Measuring cup
  • Measuring spoons
  • Small mixing bowl
  • Fork or whisk


  • ½ cup low-fat Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons buttermilk or low-fat milk
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • ½ teaspoon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped onion or ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon finely chopped garlic or ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped dill, chives or parsley


Wash your hands with soap and water, then gather all your kitchen gear and ingredients and put them on a clean counter.

  1. Put the yogurt and buttermilk in the mixing bowl and, using a fork or whisk, mix until well combined.
  2. Drizzle in the oil and mix again.
  3. Add everything else and mix again.
  4. Cover and refrigerate at least one hour to let the flavors mingle. You may store refrigerated up to 3 days.

Safety Tip:
Wash it! Give fruits and vegetables a good rinse in cold running water before eating them.​

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ChopChop Magazine - Spring Issue (Copyright © 2011)
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