Mexican Ranch Dressing
How to make Mexican Ranch Dressing
1 cup mayonnaise
1/2 cup sour cream
2-4 tablespoons milk
1/2 teaspoon dried dill
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1/2 teaspoon cumin
1/4 teaspoon chili powder
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon onion powder
In a bowl you will add your mayonnaise, sour cream, and then add all the spices on top.
Slowly mix in 2 tablespoons of milk.
If the dressing is too thick for your liking add milk by 1 tablespoon increments until it reaches your desired consistency.
Then store the Mexican ranch dressing in the fridge for 1 hour, before using.
This will help flavors to blend together.
How to make Mexican Dip
Add all ingredients but the milk in a bowl. Whisk well and then refrigerate the dip.
You will want to refrigerate the dip for at least 1 hour before serving.
Serving: 1g | Calories: 147kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 145mg | Sugar: 1g
Frequently Asked Questions:
What is Mexican Ranch Dressing?
Mexican Ranch Dressing is a flavorful variation of traditional ranch dressing, infused with spices like cumin, chili powder, garlic powder, and onion powder, giving it a southwestern flair.
Can I use low-fat or fat-free mayonnaise and sour cream in this recipe?
Yes, you can use low-fat or fat-free versions of mayonnaise and sour cream if you prefer a lighter option.
How can I adjust the consistency of the dressing if it’s too thick?
Simply add milk by 1 tablespoon increments until the dressing reaches your desired consistency.
Start with 2 tablespoons and add more as needed.
How long should I refrigerate the dressing before using it?
It’s recommended to refrigerate the Mexican Ranch Dressing for at least 1 hour before using to allow the flavors to blend together and the dressing to thicken slightly.
Can I make this dressing ahead of time?
Yes, you can make the dressing ahead of time and store it in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to a week.
Just give it a good stir before using.
What can I serve with Mexican Ranch Dressing?
Mexican Ranch Dressing is versatile and can be used as a salad dressing, a dip for fresh vegetables, or as a sauce for tacos, quesadillas, or grilled meats.
Can I customize the spices in the dressing to suit my taste preferences?
Absolutely! Feel free to adjust the amount of spices or even add additional spices like paprika or crushed red pepper flakes to tailor the flavor to your liking.
Is this dressing spicy?
The dressing has a mild level of spice from the chili powder and cumin, but it’s not overly spicy.
You can adjust the amount of chili powder to make it more or less spicy according to your preference.
Can I use Greek yogurt instead of sour cream?
Yes, Greek yogurt can be used as a substitute for sour cream in this recipe for a healthier option.
Is Mexican Ranch Dressing gluten-free?
Yes, this recipe for Mexican Ranch Dressing is gluten-free since all the ingredients listed are naturally gluten-free.
However, always double-check the labels of your ingredients to ensure they are certified gluten-free if you have dietary restrictions.