I love Ranch dressing and dips, and my favorite dip used be a packet of mix and sour cream. Last year I realized that I couldn’t pronounce most of the ingredients from the mix pack, and realizing that the main seasonings are garlic and onion powder, decided to play and make my own cleaner version.
I use Greek-style lowfat yogurt, and sometimes mix in a little mayo if it’s on hand. Eyeball the herbs, keep salt low (the flavors will blend after a few hours of chilling), and change it up with what’s ever on hand in your herb cabinet.
For one cup of yogurt, I add the following:
- 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/8 teaspoon chili powder
- 1/8 teaspoon paprika
- 1/8 teaspoon dill
- 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
Add anything else. . . . I know many people add dried thyme, basil or parsley. Mix and chill. Enjoy.