My vegan ranch salad dressing really is the best! It’s authenticity comes from the creamy texture and tangy flavour we love in the classic recipe! This plant based dressing is the perfect addition to your vegan fridge. Pulling from a classic flavour profile, this traditional ranch dressing has all the zing and punch of a great ranch only without the dairy!
Why Make My Classic Vegan Ranch?
Well guys, home made salad dressing is always better than store bought! And when you’re vegan it’s so easy to make traditional recipes dairy free! My classic vegan ranch dressing is:
- Easy and fast to make using simple ingredients
- Ultra creamy-perfect for a decadent salad or a great pizza dip!
- Healthier than any other store bought brand
- Fully customizable to suit you’re tastes
So let me show you how to put this delicious vegan ranch dressing together!
How to Make My Classic Vegan Ranch Dressing
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Classic Vegan Ranch Dressing
This plant based ranch recipe is perfect for spreading and dipping! We love it on salads and pizza! Dairy free and incredibly delicious! This authentic version of a traditional ranch will have you coming back for more!
- 1/2 Cup Cashew Sour Cream Or other vegan sour cream
To Make the Cashew Sour Cream
- 1 1/4 Cup Raw Cashews Unsoaked
- 1 Cup Water
- 1 Tsp Salt
- 1 Tsp Onion powder
- 3/4 Tsp Citric acid
- 1 Tbsp Nutritional Yeast
For the remaining ingredients:
- 1/2 Cup Vegan Mayonnaise I use Hellman’s brand
- 1 Tbsp Dill
- 1 Tbsp Parsley
- 1 Tsp Garlic powder
- 1 Tsp Onion Powder
- 1 Tsp Salt
- 1 Tsp Apple Cider Vinegar
- 1 Tsp Granulated Sugar
- Fresh cracked pepper
- 1 Tbsp Water To thin the dressing
If you are making the cashew sour cream: Blend all ingredients for the cashew cream in a high powered blender like the vitamix for 2 minutes.
Combine 1/2 cup of the cashew sour cream with 1/2 cup of the vegan mayo and stir.
Add in the herbs, spices and salt and pepper
Add the vinegar and sugar and stir
Slowly add in 1 tbsp of water to gain the consistency you need.
Honestly, this dressing is too easy not to have on hand in the fridge! It’s far less expensive than purchasing a vegan ranch dressing in store, and you have the flexibility to add or remove any spices and herbs to suit your needs.
As I’ve mentioned we use this dressing for salads and as a dip-but did you know you can turn it into something even better???
I’m talking about kale chips my friend!
We’ve all seen the $9.00 bags of whole foods creamy style kale chips for sale in store, but did you know you can make your own at home using simple ingredients and a dehydrator?
I’m going to show you how in the next post!
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I really like ranch dressing and this mix makes it look thick and creamy. I’d love to pair it with some of my favorite veggies.
Awesome! I’m so glad you like it:) It’s a perfect dip!
To be honest, I’m not familiar with the different dressings because it’s not that common here in the Philippines. But this ranch dressing recipe of yours surely looks good and I would love to try it at home!
Oh, I hope you try it out! It’s pretty popular in Canada and the United States:)
Thank you for this recipe! Love how you shared the vegan option for ranch dressinmg.
Thanks for checking it out!!
looks so delicious I started craving for it.going to try out soon
Hope you love it! Thanks for stopping by:)
I’ve been transitioning to a diet lifestyle and this makes it easier since I love some ranch dressing.
It’s definitely a little healthier than the traditional Ranch dressing would be! Hope you love it!
I love ranch dressing and I love that you have made a vegan version of this. Will absolutely be saving this recipe for later use!
Thanks so much! I hope you love it!!
mm sounds good, and healthy too with all those veggies!
YUP!!! It’s when you start dipping pizza that it becomes a problem-not that I would know anything about that!!
Thank you for these recipes! Fascinated by the cashew dip – just as much as the ranch dressing. Also, didn’t realize that Hellman’s makes a vegan mayonnaise now. Will give that a try when making the dressing.
It honestly tastes EXACTLY the same-and its great because the cost is so much more reasonable than the “strictly vegan” companies!
Yummy. Looking at the pictures, I couldn’t help but salivate. And Kale chips with this dressing? Heavenly!
They are pretty addictive:)
WOW this is great, quick and looks tasty too.
Thanks for checking it out!!
Amazing! I love the idea of making ranch dressing vegan 🙂 I have saved this one
Debs @ https://tiger-mint.com
Thanks Deb! And I hope you love it:)
Wow! It is quite something new for me as an asian guy. I like ceasar salad combined with potato but this is a new one. interesting.
It’s similar to a Caesar salad dressing in the creamy and tangy texture-and I actually have a recipe coming for Caesar Salad that uses the cashew sour cream as a base again-so this is really easy because you can now how multiple sauces and dressings from one main one:)
It looks a whole lot easier than the ranch dressing I tried to make previously (that wasn’t even very good). I’ll try it once lettuce is back in season. Can hardly wait! I love trying new recipes!
Awesome Anna! Yup-it’s pretty much mix and go, ready in under 1 minute:) Hope you love it!!