Bar Nothing Buttermilk Ranch Dressing

bar nothin ranch

©1999

AuthorDartagnan
DifficultyBeginner

"homemade Creme Fraiche is the secret to this incredible ranch dressing"

Share
Yields16 Servings
Prep Time10 minsCook Time2 hrsTotal Time2 hrs 10 mins
 1 cup buttermilk, well chilled
 ½ cup Duke's Mayonnaise
 ½ cup creme fraiche
 2 tbsp Ranch Seasoning (large container from Sam's Club)
 1 tbsp freeze-dried chives
 2 tsp Bayou Sam's Triple Blast
 2 tsp Maille Dijon mustard
 3 strips Wright Applewood Smoke Bacon, drained, cooled, crumbled with pulsed to fine.
Make your own Creme Fraiche, you'll never use sour cream again.
1

Sanitized glass sealable container
1 cup heavy cream
1 tablespoon buttermilk
Add cream to container, gently stir in buttermilk, loosely close lid, cover with a towel in a warm part of your kitchen for 18
hours.
Open and stir gently. If it's firmed up, seal and refrigerate 2-4 hours before using.
1 1/2 tablespoons of buttermilk will yield a much thicker end product.

Dressing
2

Like your recipe depended on it, whisk buttermilk through mustard until well combined, let stand 10 minutes and whisk again.

3

Place in sealable container and chill at least 2 hours.

4

Add bacon just before serving or prepping salad. OR serve on the side.

Ingredients

 1 cup buttermilk, well chilled
 ½ cup Duke's Mayonnaise
 ½ cup creme fraiche
 2 tbsp Ranch Seasoning (large container from Sam's Club)
 1 tbsp freeze-dried chives
 2 tsp Bayou Sam's Triple Blast
 2 tsp Maille Dijon mustard
 3 strips Wright Applewood Smoke Bacon, drained, cooled, crumbled with pulsed to fine.

Directions

Make your own Creme Fraiche, you'll never use sour cream again.
1

Sanitized glass sealable container
1 cup heavy cream
1 tablespoon buttermilk
Add cream to container, gently stir in buttermilk, loosely close lid, cover with a towel in a warm part of your kitchen for 18
hours.
Open and stir gently. If it's firmed up, seal and refrigerate 2-4 hours before using.
1 1/2 tablespoons of buttermilk will yield a much thicker end product.

Dressing
2

Like your recipe depended on it, whisk buttermilk through mustard until well combined, let stand 10 minutes and whisk again.

3

Place in sealable container and chill at least 2 hours.

4

Add bacon just before serving or prepping salad. OR serve on the side.

Bar Nothing Buttermilk Ranch Dressing