Vegan Ranch Dressing Recipe

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Salads are a staple at any dinner table, but a good salad is nothing without a tasty dressing to take it to the next level. These Chattanooga locals share their go-to salad dressing recipes, packed with herbs, healthy oils, and big flavor. 

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Kate Veltkamp’s Vegan Ranch Dressing

 

“This rich, flavorful, plant-based ranch dressing is perfect for elevating salads, burgers, and your next veggie platter. It’s egg-free and dairy-free with no cholesterol, so it tastes just like you’re used to – but better!”

 

Kate Veltkamp's vegan ranch dressing

 

Ingredients

  • 1 cup vegan mayonnaise 
  • ¼ cup vegan sour cream
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar
  • ½ tsp. dried dill 
  • 1 tsp. onion powder
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 tsp. nutritional yeast
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Water, for thinning

Directions

Combine all ingredients in a bowl and mix thoroughly. Taste and adjust as desired. For dips, add about 2 Tbsp. of water. For thinner dressings, add about 4 Tbsp. of water. 

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Kate Veltkamp's vegan ranch dressing

Vegan Ranch Dressing

Kate Veltkamp
Course Sauce
Cuisine American

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup vegan mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup vegan sour cream
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar
  • ½ tsp. dried dill
  • 1 tsp. onion powder
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 tsp. nutritional yeast
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Water, for thinning

Instructions
 

  • Combine all ingredients in a bowl and mix thoroughly.
  • Taste and adjust as desired.
  • For dips, add about 2 Tbsp. of water. For thinner dressings, add about 4 Tbsp. of water. 
Keyword Dressing, homemade, Ranch, Salad Dressing, Vegan, Vegetarian

 

Kate Veltkamp putting her vegan ranch dressing on a salad

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