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Garden Herb Buttermilk Ranch Dressing

Herbed buttermilk ranch dressing is one of my go-to recipes in the summer.  It takes minutes to make and is easy to change up based on what fresh herbs you have growing in the garden.  Think out of the flower box and replace the lemon basil with your favorite fresh herb growing on the back porch.

Lemon Basil Buttermilk Ranch Dressing

This dressing is delicious on butter or romaine lettuce or as a dip for fresh cut vegetables. It keeps fresh for up to one week refrigerated.
Prep Time
5 minutes
Total Time
5 minutes


Yield: 2 cups
  • 1 C vegenaise
  • 1/2 C buttermilk
  • 1/2 C Plain Greek Yogurt
  • 1 T Dijon Mustard
  • 1 T Basil Olive Oil
  • 1 Scallion, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 C packed Lemon Basil
  • 2 tsp Sea Salt
  • 1 tsp freshly ground Black Pepper
  • 2 T lemon juice (about 1 Lemon)


Step 1

Place scallions, lemon basil, lemon juice, mustard, olive oil, garlic, S &P in food processor. Puree.

Step 2

Add vegenaise, yogurt & buttermilk until smooth.


think out of the icebox: substitute lemon basil with dill or cilantro

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