This ranch dressing with almond milk is creamy, tangy, and oh so delicious! It perfect as a dressing on salads, wraps, burgers, or as a dip for veggies, fries, chicken wings, onion rings, chicken fingers, hushpuppies, and more.
While this ranch dressing with almond milk is dairy free, it is just as creamy as the original!
While you could use fresh herbs if you’d like I recommend using dried. Dried herbs last longer than fresh herbs allowing for the dressing to last longer too.
This recipe makes only one cup of dressing because I find it to be a much more manageable amount.
I rarely need more than that even when serving a number of people.
However, it can be easily doubled, tripped, or even quadrupled if desired.
History of Ranch Dressing
Ranch dressing was originally created by a man named Steve Henson while spending a few years in Alaska.
Then, in 1954, he and his wife opened a dude ranch in California named Hidden Valley Ranch.
Eventually they began mass producing their dressing and by the early 1990’s it was America’s best selling dressing.
How do You make dairy free buttermilk?
Making dairy free buttermilk is easy.
All you need is 1 cup of dairy free milk and 1 tablespoon vinegar or lemon juice. Then let it sit for 5 to 10 minutes while the milk sours and curdles a bit.
Voilà dairy free buttermilk!
Does the mayonnaise change the flavor?
Nope! Not at all.
First of all, the original ranch dressing included mayonnaise in it, so if anything, this is actually more authentic than using sour cream.
Also, I’ve used mayonnaise in all kinds of recipes including for grilling and I’ve never found it to give a taste.