This dairy-free ranch dressing is made with coconut yogurt and a simple dry vanilla blend. This dressing tastes like classic Hidden Valley Seasoning, but without the eggs and lactose. If you're looking for gluten free ranch dressing, it's perfect for any party bowl, especially with gluten free chicken wings!
Since ranch dressing is a close cousin of mayonnaise, you can probably guess my official stance: There's almost nothing it can't improve. French fries. Pizza. Carrot sticks, if you favor health over hedonism. Believe it or not, salads are low on my list of potential dressing tools. But of course, a little bit from the tip of the iceberg goes a long way.
now that i have Gluten-free for over a decade And trying not to eat a lot of dairy, I have started making my own lactose-free ranch dressing at home using coconut yogurt. Depending on the brand, the real coconut flavor melts behind the dry herb mixture (a combination of chives, dill, garlic, and onion powder).This drop can double as Low FODMAP Dressings Allium is also omitted.
How to Mix Flavoring Herbs
You can easily make this gluten-free ranch dressing with fresh herbs: Just puree the white ingredients with fresh dill, chives, or parsley. The dressing will turn a little green compared to the dry version, but will still be delicious.it will be closer to a green goddess dress up This way.
To be honest, I don’t usually store a lot of dried herbs in my drawer, but they come in handy when whipping up last minute ranch dressing for a party. You can store the seasoning mixture together in jars for later use (scale up for multiple batches), or just make measurements to order.
Make Dairy-Free Ranch Dressing
My flavoring of choice for this ranch dressing is coconut yogurt, but you can use any plain lactose-free yogurt.Another trick I use My book “The Wellness Plan” Made with lactose-free kefir as a base, it has about the same consistency as ranch dressing. For this option, you don’t need to use any water to dilute it.
If you want more mayonnaise flavor, you can substitute ½ cup of mayonnaise for some of the yogurt. But believe it or not, I prefer the texture without it! For a vegan version, you can always use vegan mayonnaise. Coconut yogurt is already plant-based.
How to Make Gluten-Free Ranch Dressing
Hidden Valley without all the hidden additives
When you look at classic store-bought bottled ranch dressing, such as Hidden Valley, they often list stabilizers in their ingredients list that are not necessarily gluten-free.
As I talked about in this article The best gluten-free sauces and condiments, sometimes it helps to take a shortcut from the store. But when it comes to condiments, as you'll see in this gluten-free ranch, it's usually pretty easy to make your own at home, especially since this one only uses pantry items.
More gluten- and dairy-free favorites:
Read on for this gluten-free, dairy-free ranch dressing recipe and serve it with your favorite spoon (no judgment on pizza).
With health and hedonism,
Dairy-Free Ranch Dressing
This dairy-free ranch dressing is made with coconut yogurt and a simple dry vanilla seasoning blend. It tastes just like classic Hidden Valley, but without the eggs and lactose. If you're looking for gluten free ranch dressing, it's perfect for any party bowl, especially with gluten free chicken wings! This can also be a low FODMAP condiment if you omit the garlic and onion powder.
portion size 1 cup
For the gluten-free ranch dressing mix:
- 1 spoon dried leeks
- 2 teaspoon Dried dill
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 teaspoon onion powder
- ½ teaspoon sea salt
In a medium mixing bowl, stir together the gluten-free seasoning mixture: chives, dill, garlic and onion powder, and salt. You can choose to store the mixture for later use!
To make the dressing, add the lactose-free yogurt, vinegar and 2 tablespoons water to a bowl and stir until thoroughly combined. If needed, add more water, a tablespoon at a time, to achieve your desired consistency. Taste for seasoning and add more salt as needed.
Store the dairy-free dressing in a glass jar in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks, or use it immediately with vegetables as a gluten-free ranch dressing.