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Homemade Ranch Seasoning Recipe

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Learn how to make the best homemade Ranch Seasoning blend in this easy recipe. Use it to make ranch dressing, season meats or veggies and more!

The tips and tricks below this recipe include how to adjust it to make a Hidden Valley Ranch seasoning substitute.

Close up of homemade ranch seasoning in a glass jar

Homemade Ranch Seasoning Recipe

Keep a pint of this ranch seasoning on hand and you'll have a great pantry staple for all sorts of recipes.
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Recipe Servings: 32



  • Measure out all of your ranch seasoning ingredients.
    White bowl with all ingredients to make homemade ranch seasoning
  • Add all of the ingredients to a small mixing bowl, and stir with a spoon until all of the spices are well combined.
    Glass mixing bowl filled with ranch seasoning being mixed with a spoon
  • Transfer the Ranch Seasoning Blend to a pint-sized mason jar and seal with a lid. Shake the jar before each use because it does separate as it settles.
    Ranch seasoning blend close up in a mason jar

Nutrition Information Per Serving

Calories: 34kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 2g | Sodium: 678mg | Potassium: 261mg | Fiber: 2g | Vitamin A: 1505IU | Vitamin C: 18.6mg | Calcium: 100mg | Iron: 2.3mg

Ranch Seasoning Tips & Tricks

Can I make ranch dressing with this seasoning?

Absolutely. Our ranch salad dressing recipe uses fresh herbs, but we also give instructions on how to substitute this mix.

What else can I make with this blend?

For a tasty chip or veggie dip with ranch flavor, add about 2 tablespoons to 16 ounces of sour cream and allow to sit for 4-6 hours before using.

You can also use it on pretty much any meat. We like to use it on Chicken Breasts in the Instant Pot or when we bake it in the oven.

It’s nice added into soups and you can use it in place of fresh herbs in cream cheese dips.

Is this like the Hidden Valley Ranch seasoning packets?

No, this recipe doesn’t include buttermilk powder (and is vegan). For a copycat recipe, add equal parts of this dry ranch seasoning and dry buttermilk powder together.

For recipes calling for one store bought ranch seasoning packet, combine about 1.5 tablespoons of this mix with 1.5 tablespoons of powdered buttermilk.

Storage tips

Be sure to always store your homemade seasoning blends in an airtight container (glass is preferred) in a cool, dark place like the pantry or spice cabinet. The shelf life will vary on the expiration date of the individual herbs you’re using.

Buy ranch seasoning instead

If you don’t want to make your own mix, you can also purchase Ranch Seasoning on Amazon.

Spoon scooping ranch seasoning out of mason jar on wood table

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