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Creamy Dill Ranch Dressing

Creamy Dill Ranch Dressing
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Cottage cheese blended in a food processor to a creamy texture, while not traditional in Ranch dressing, delivers unbelievable richness with minimal calories and fat.

Prep: 10 minutes | Total Time: 10 minutes
  • 1 small
    shallot, peeled
  • 3/4 cup
    nonfat cottage cheese
  • 1/4 cup
    reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons
    buttermilk powder, (see Note)
  • 2 tablespoons
    white-wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup
    nonfat milk
  • 1 tablespoon
    fresh dill, chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon
  • 1/4 teaspoon
    freshly ground pepper
  1. With the food processor running, add shallot through the feed tube and process until finely chopped. Add cottage cheese, mayonnaise, buttermilk powder and vinegar. Process until smooth, scraping down the sides as necessary, about 3 minutes. Pour in milk while the processor is running. Scrape down the sides, add dill, salt and pepper and process until combined.



Note: Look for buttermilk powder, such as Saco Buttermilk Blend, in the baking section or with the powdered milk in most supermarkets.

Nutritional Information

Makes: 1 1/4 cups
  • Calories16
  • Fat0 g
    • Saturated fat0 g
  • Cholesterol1 mg
  • Carbohydrates2 g
    • Dietary fiber0 g
  • Protein2 g
  • Sodium125 mg
* Nutritional Guidelines based on the USDA's MyPlate Standards.
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