Copycat Outback Ranch Dressing

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Copycat Outback Ranch Dressing

Copycat Outback Ranch Dressing - seriously the BEST ranch dressing I've ever eaten! Tastes just like the restaurant. Super easy to make! Whisk together mayonnaise, buttermilk, ranch dressing mix, garlic powder, onion powder, cayenne pepper, paprika, and black pepper. Great on cheese fries, salad, and any recipe that calls for ranch dressing. This is our go-to ranch! I always have some in the fridge!
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Copycat Outback Buttermilk Ranch Dressing

We recently ate dinner at Outback Steakhouse. It has been YEARS since we have eaten at Outback. I forgot how good it is. We each got a salad and split a couple of appetizers. SO good! The salad was great; especially the ranch dressing. OMG! I could drink that stuff. Chicken Legs asked me to try and copy the recipe so we could have it at home. I took a stab at it, and I think it is really close. We both loved it, so that is all that matters. It is a million times better than the bottled stuff! This is definitely our new go-to Ranch dressing recipe!

pouring dressing on a salad

How to Make Outback Ranch Dressing at Home

This Copycat Outback Ranch Dressing is super easy to make. Simply whisk together some mayonnaise, buttermilk, ranch dressing mix, garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, cayenne, and black pepper. Let the dressing sit in the refrigerator for a couple of hours and enjoy!

I used Hidden Valley Ranch dressing mix and full-fat buttermilk. This is a thicker ranch dressing, so feel free to add a little more buttermilk if you want a thinner dressing.

Even though there is a little cayenne pepper in this Copycat Outback Ranch Dressing, it isn't spicy. If you want a spicy buttermilk ranch dressing I would double the cayenne pepper.

salad with dressing

Outback Buttermilk Ranch is Great on Salad and Cheese Fries

As I said, we both LOVED this Copycat Outback Ranch Dressing. I want to eat it on everything! We ate it on a salad yesterday for lunch. I'm thinking some Copycat Outback Cheese Fries are in order for watching football this weekend! Oh YES!

If you follow the blog, you know that ranch dressing is a favorite ingredient in several of our recipes. Here are a few of our favorite recipes with ranch dressing that you can use this Copycat Outback Ranch Dressing in:









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Sauce, Dressing
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Yield: 1-1/2 cups

Copycat Outback Ranch Dressing Recipe

prep time: 5 minscook time: 0 mins total time: 5 mins + refrigeration
Copycat Outback Ranch Dressing - seriously the BEST ranch dressing I've ever eaten! Tastes just like the restaurant. Super easy to make! Whisk together mayonnaise, buttermilk, ranch dressing mix, garlic powder, onion powder, cayenne pepper, paprika, and black pepper. Great on cheese fries, salad, and any recipe that calls for ranch dressing. This is our go-to ranch! I always have some in the fridge! #ranch #copycat #outback #outbackranch #saladdressing #dressing

ingredients:

  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1 (1-oz) package Hidden Valley Ranch dressing mix
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper

instructions:

  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together all ingredients. Cover and refrigerate at least two hours.

NOTES:

Can add additional buttermilk if a thinner dressing is preferred.
Use Hidden Valley Ranch dressing mix for a gluten-free dressing.
Adjust cayenne pepper to taste.
I used Duke’s Mayonnaise.


MORE SALAD DRESSING RECIPES:
Creamy Italiano Salad
Green Jacket Salad
Crunchy Romaine Toss
Strawberry Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing
Watermelon & Feta Salad


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2 comments

  1. Definitely making this - their ranch is my FAVORITE!!!!

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  2. Dieting so going to substitute low fat mayo and buttermilk. I bet it will rock!

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