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Joy Bauer's Creamy Buttermilk Ranch Dressing
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1 cup

This creamy dressing base is perfect on salads, as a party dip or as a base for a variety of different creamy dips. And a serving of just 2 tablespoons has only 16 calories! 


    • ½ cup non-fat plain Greek yogurt (hick) or light sour cream
    • 2 tablespoons low-fat mayonnaise
    • 2 tablespoons low-fat buttermilk
    • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
    • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
    • ¾ teaspoon onion powder
    • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
    • 1 scallion (green onion), finely chopped
    • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh parsley


Add all of the ingredients to a mixing bowl. If you prefer a thicker, dip-like consistency, use less buttermilk. Alternatively, if you want a thinner dressing, add more. 

Using a spoon or spatula, stir well to thoroughly combine.