Saturday, February 23, 2013

Vegan Ranch Dressing

Vegan Ranch Dressing
Ranch dressings are one of those favorite salad toppings and it makes anything taste yummy. If you are looking for a premade bottled dressings, you won't find many. Not all taste very good either and you don't know if everything is it is the best for your body. Natural ingredients make this recipe fresh and delicious. Makes plenty for continued uses, so you will have plenty of dressing to enjoy on salads or as a dip. Enjoy!

Ingredients

1 clove garlic, chunked
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt, or to taste
1 cup vegan mayonnaise (Recipe listed in Blog)
1/2 cup vegan sour cream
1/4 cup parsley leaves, lightly minced
1 to 2 Tablespoons fresh dill, lightly minced
1 Tablespoon minced fresh chives or scallions
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper, more if desired to taste
1/2 teaspoon white vinegar
1/4 teaspoon paprika

Directions
Place the scallions (or chive), parsley, dill, garlic, salt, and pepper in the bowl of a food processor fitted with the steel blade. Puree for 15 to 20 seconds to make a smooth mixture. Add the vegan mayonnaise, vegan sour cream, vinegar, and remaining seasonings blend until smooth. Transfer the dressing to a container, cover, and refrigerate for 1 hour for the flavors to develop.

Arrange a salad and drizzle with the dressing. Sprinkle with salt and pepper and serve. Enjoy!

-Amy