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Emeril's Homemade Ranch Dressing

Make Your Own Salad Dressing

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Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: min

Try Emeril's recipe for homemade ranch dressing for salad, wings, or to cool off any spicy dish. This recipe makes about 1 1/4 cups.


  • 2 teaspoons garlic, minced
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons salt
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon celery leaves, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon green onions, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon fresh parsley, finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon Emeril's Original Essence
  • Cooking Directions

    Mash together the garlic and 1/4 teaspoon salt in a medium bowl. Add the mayonnaise and buttermilk and whisk to blend. Add the celery leaves, green onions, parsley, lemon juice, Essence, black pepper, and remaining 1 teaspoon salt. Stir to blend.

    Recipe courtesy Emeril Lagasse, originally appearing in Emeril's Potluck, William Morrow Publishers, New York, 2004

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: garlic, buttermilk, green onions

    Course: Dressing

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