Buttermilk Ranch Dipping Sauce

The Perfect Pairing for Your BBQ Wings!

GMA Recipes
Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: min

The Hill Country chef shares July 4 recipes from her book, "Soaked, Slathered, and Seasoned: A Complete Guide to Flavoring Food for the Grill."


  • 2 teaspoons granulated garlic
  • 2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dried parsley
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon dried dill
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine-grain sea salt
  • 1/3 cup buttermilk
  • 2/3 cup mayonnaise, preferably Hellman's
  • Apple cider vinegar, optional
  • Cooking Directions

    In a small bowl, mix all the herbs and spices together. Pour the buttermilk and mayonnaise into a bowl or a glass jar with a tight-fitting lid and whisk or shake well, making sure there are no lumps. Add the herb-spice mixture. Whisk or shake well until smooth. Let sit for 15 minutes, and then shake again. Taste for seasoning, adding vinegar if you want more tang. If it is too thick, add a little more buttermilk.

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: buttermilk, mayonnaise, garlic

    Course: Sauces and marinades

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