Low-Fat Ranch Dressing


Classifications: Dips, Dressings,Sauces &

Qty Measure Ingredient


4 teaspoons olive OR vegetable oil

2 teaspoons cider vinegar

Artificial sweetener equivalent to 2, teaspoons sugar

1/4 teaspoon dried marjoram

3/4 cup buttermilk

3 tablespoons plain nonfat yogurt

2 tablespoons fat-free mayonnaise

2 tablespoons onion, finely chopped

2 tablespoons fresh parsley, minced

1 clove garlic, minced

Instructions: In a bowl, combine oil, vinegar, sweetener and marjoram. Whisk in buttermilk, yogurt and mayonnaise. Stir in onion, parsley and garlic. Cover and refrigerate for 6 hours or overnight to thicken. Whisk before serving. Serve over salad greens and vegetables of your choice. Refrigerate leftover dressing. Yield: 1-1/4 cups.



Background: Note: NUTRITIONAL ANALYSIS: One 2-tablespoon serving equals 30 calories, 44 mg sodium, 1 mg cholesterol, 2 gm carbohydrate, 1 gm protein, 2 gm fat. DIABETIC EXCHANGE: 1/2 fat.

Serves: 1

Food Exchanges: