Looking for a delicious and healthy way to season your food? This homemade ranch seasoning mix is perfect for adding flavor to any dish! Plus it’s low carb and keto friendly!
Are you looking for a healthier alternative to store-bought ranch seasoning mix? Have you ever thought about making your own ranch seasoning mix at home? It’s actually quite easy, and it only requires a few ingredients!
Ranch seasoning mix is a pantry staple in many households. Whether you use it to make delicious ranch dip or sprinkle it on your favorite salads and snacks, this flavor-packed condiment can be used on a variety of dishes.
Making your own ranch seasoning mix isn’t just good for your health – it’s also good for your wallet! By making this simple recipe at home instead of buying pre-made mixes from the store, you’ll save money in the long run while still getting all the delicious flavors that come with traditional ranch dressing.
So why not give it a try? With just a few simple ingredients, you can create a tasty and healthy alternative to store-bought mixes in no time!
Why We Love This Dry Ranch Seasoning (and you will too!)
Easy to make and stores well
Low carb and keto friendly – no sugar added!
Versatile – can be used on snacks, salads, dips and more!
Healthier alternative to store-bought mixes
A great way to add flavor to any dish!
Frequently Asked Questions
Is ranch seasoning the same as ranch dressing mix?
No, ranch seasoning and ranch dressing mix are not one and the same. Ranch seasoning is a blend of herbs, spices, onion powder, garlic powder and salt that can be used to make delicious homemade ranch dip or sprinkled on salads for added flavor. On the other hand, traditional ranch dressing mix contains buttermilk powder, which gives it a creamy flavor and texture.
What can I substitute for ranch seasoning?
If you don’t have ranch seasoning mix on hand, you can make your own version with a blend of herbs and spices. To create a basic ranch seasoning mix, simply combine onion powder, garlic powder, dried dill weed or parsley flakes, dried oregano and basil, sea salt and freshly ground black pepper in equal amounts.
Is ranch seasoning mix the same as ranch dip mix?
No, ranch seasoning mix and ranch dip mix are not the same. While they both contain similar ingredients like onion powder, garlic powder and salt, ranch dip mix also includes buttermilk powder which gives it a distinct creamy texture and flavor.
What is the equivalent of a ranch packet?
The equivalent of a store-bought ranch packet is typically 2 tablespoons of homemade ranch seasoning mix. You can adjust the amount to suit your tastes, adding more or less depending on how bold you want the flavor to be.
How do you store homemade ranch seasoning mix?
The best way to store homemade ranch seasoning mix is in an airtight container, away from heat and light. You can keep it in a cool, dry place for up to 6 months.
Using Homemade Ranch Seasoning Mix
Once you have made your homemade ranch seasoning blend, there are so many ways to use it! It’s great as a dip with chips or vegetables; sprinkled on top of roasted vegetables; used as an ingredient in burgers or meatloaf; added to salads for extra flavor; stirred into mashed cauliflower or faux macaroni & cheese; used as an ingredient in creamy dressings; or even sprinkled over keto popcorn for an easy snack. The possibilities are endless!
Quick Recipe Overview
Why this is the best ranch seasoning mix: This homemade ranch seasoning mix is packed with a delicious blend of herbs and spices. Plus, there’s no sugar added so it’s perfect for those following a low carb or keto diet.
Number of servings: 24 teaspoons
How Long It Takes: About 5 minutes
Equipment You’ll Need: mixing bowl, spoon, measuring cups
How to Make Homemade Ranch Seasoning
Mix all ingredients in an airtight container or mason jar to store for later use.
Homemade Ranch Seasoning Mix Nutrition
Serves 24 teaspoons (1 teaspoon)
Calories: 11 | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 0.1g | Fiber: 0.05g | Sugar: 1g | Net Carbs: 1g
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Dry Ranch Seasoning Recipe
- Mix all ingredients in an airtight container or mason jar to store for later use.