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Thursday, April 11, 2013

Homemade Ranch Dip & Mix Recipe

Baby Cucumbers, Tender Asparagus and Red peppers make great dippers

Making this homemade dip mix not only saves money (and a trip to the store) but sodium - as most dips contain almost double the amount of this recipe.  And there's nothing like a great dip to encourage veggie consumption!

Ranch Mix and Dip Recipe

Nutrition Info for Prepared Dip per 2 Tbsp serving:

  • Calories: 33.5
  • Fat: 1.9g
  • Carbohydrates: 2.2g
  • Protein: 1.9g 
  • Sodium:  123 mg

Ranch Dip Mix*:

1 tsp celery salt
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp smoked paprika (or plain paprika)
1 Tbsp. onion powder
2 tsp garlic powder (or more if desired)
1 Tbsp dried chives
3 Tbsp dried parsley flakes
1 tsp sugar
1/2 tsp white pepper
1 tsp dried dill weed
Mix together and store in an airtight container.

Ranch Dip:

Makes 11  2-Tbsp servings
1 cup non-fat plain greek yogurt
1/3 cup light mayonnaise
2 1/2 Tbsp dip mix
1-2 dashes hot sauce (optional)
Mix well and refrigerate for 1-2 hours or more.  Keeps in the fridge for 5-7 days.

*The whole amount of dip mix ingredients is enough to feed 32 people when you add a 24 oz. container of greek yogurt and 1 cup mayonnaise.
However, 1 cup yogurt, 1/3 cup mayo and 2.5 Tbsp dip mix serves 10-12.

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