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Homemade Ranch Dressing with Kefir

A homemade better-for-you version of ranch dressing that gets its special tanginess from kefir.

Course Condiment
Cuisine American
Keyword kefir, ranch dressing, yogurt
Prep Time 5 minutes
Chilling Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 5 minutes
Servings 8


  • 1 cup plain kefir
  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt (add more if you want a thicker consistency)
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • Dash ground black pepper
  • 1 sprig parsley leaves, very finely chopped


  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together the kefir, yogurt, and olive oil (add more yogurt if you want a thicker, dip-like consistency). Stir in the garlic powder, salt, pepper, and parsley leaves. Cover and chill in the refrigerator for two hours, or until the flavors are set. Serve over a salad, as a dip, or in a sandwich.