Ranch Dressing (Light)

READY IN: 6mins
Recipe by Just Call Me Martha

A low-fat alternative to Hidden Valley-type ranch dressings.

Top Review by Lovin the Zaar

I was pleasantly suprised to find I liked this recipe. I live in Singapore where American brand salad dressing is outrageously priced, and it's rare you even find light versions of ranch. Watching calories and eating a lot of salads, I was getting frustrated with the number of calories blown on salad dressing. This is definitely a good remedy to the problem! Also, I didn't have buttermilk, so I added vinegar to milk to make it. Next time I may reduce the amount of vinegar, but it has a good zing to it this time. Maybe I'll add a little parmesean cheese next time.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In small saucepan, combine water and cornstarch.
  2. Mix well.
  3. Bring mixture to a boil over high heat, stirring constantly.
  4. Simmer 1 minute, remove from heat and cool.
  5. In small jar, combine all ingredients except pepper.
  6. Place tightly fitting lid on jar and shake well.
  7. Add pepper to taste.

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