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Jar of homemade avocado ranch dressing with a white colander of salad greens and avocado halves beside it.

Homemade Avocado Ranch Dressing


Homemade Avocado Ranch Dressing is so creamy and fresh tasting.  It’s great as a salad dressing, as a dip for vegetables or wings, or to use in tuna or chicken salad.  This recipe is a must for all the ranch lovers in your life.



2 medium, ripe avocados, peeled and pit removed

1 cup buttermilk

¼ cup mayonnaise

¼ cup white wine vinegar

½ cup sour cream

2 large garlic cloves

2 tablespoons fresh lime juice (1 small lime)

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon white pepper

½ teaspoon onion powder

¼ cup Italian parsley, finely minced

1 tablespoon finely minced fresh dill

2 tablespoons finely minced fresh chives


In the bowl of a food processor, puree the avocado, buttermilk, mayonnaise, vinegar, Worchestershire sauce, sour cream, garlic, lime juice, salt, pepper, and onion powder until smooth. Scrape down the sides and process until smooth, if needed.

Spoon the mixture into a large mason jar.

Add the parsley, dill, and chives.

Cover tightly and shake until well combined.

Taste and adjust the seasonings for salt and pepper.

Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before using.

  • Prep Time: 7 minutes
  • chilling time: 30 minutes or more
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Puree
  • Cuisine: American

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