21 May, 2018

How to use ranch dressing in 4 different recipes

If you’re still limiting ranch dressing uses to salads only, you’re seriously missing out! We gathered a variety of recipes that will show you what this delicious sauce can do!

Pizza with a twist

Instead of the usual pizza sauce, blend 1 cup of ranch dressing, 2 cloves of garlic, 1 tsp of chopped basil, 1 tsp of chopped parsley and ½ cup of shredded parmesan in Ultrablend +. Spread on your pizza dough then add 1 cup of shredded chicken, 1 thinly sliced bell pepper and ½ cup of beef pepperoni slices. Top with 1 cup of shredded parmesan cheese and bake for 15 minutes in a preheated oven at 200⁰C.

Sour Ranch Cream dip

Blend 4 cups of sour cream with ¼ cup of ranch dressing, salt and black pepper in a blender in until combined. Add 1 tsp of cornstarch and blend again for extra thickness. Serve alongside crispy buffalo chicken wings and vegetables such as celery or carrots or even garlic bread sticks.

Ranch parmesan chicken

Grease a baking sheet & preheat the oven to 200⁰C. Season 6 boneless chicken breasts with salt and black pepper. In your blender, mix 1 cup of breadcrumbs, ¼ cup of shredded parmesan cheese, ½ tsp of salt and ½ tsp of black pepper until combined. Transfer mixture to a dish, and pour ranch dressing in another dish. Coat both sides of the chicken breasts with the sauce & then with breadcrumbs mixture. Bake for 35 minutes then serve.

Creamy ranch pasta

Boil pasta according to the package instructions. Drain well and transfer to a bowl. Cook 2 cups of chopped broccoli in boiling water for 2 minutes. Drain and add to the pasta. In your blender, combine 3 cups of mayonnaise with ¼ cup of ranch dressing and 1 cup of milk. Blend until combined then add to the pasta. Add 2 cups of diced tomatoes, 2 cups of chopped cucumber and 1 cup of shredded parmesan. Mix carefully until combined and serve.