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Jalapeno Ranch Dressing

Jalapeno Ranch Dressing

Course Appetizer, Dip, Salad Dressing
Cuisine American
Keyword easy-ranch-dressing, jalapeno-ranch-dip, jalapeno-ranch-dressing
Prep Time 10 minutes
Chill time 1 day
Servings 3 cups
Calories 386kcal
Author Melissa Sperka


  • 1 large jalapeno pepper diced (See Cook's note)
  • 1-2 Tbsp roughly chopped pickled jalapeno slices Adjust to your taste
  • 2 medium garlic cloves
  • 2 Tbsp roughly chopped sweet onion
  • 1 Tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1 ½ cup real mayonnaise
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • cup fresh cilantro leaves loosely packed
  • 1 ½ tsp garlic salt
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp sugar
  • ¼ tsp lemon pepper


  • In a food processor or stand blender, roughly chop the jalapeno pepper, pickled jalapenos, garlic cloves, chopped onion and lime juice.
  • Add the mayonnaise, buttermilk, sour cream, cilantro, garlic salt, onion powder, garlic powder, sugar and lemon pepper. Process until fully combined.
  • Pour into a mason jar and chill overnight. Shake well before serving,
  • Use within 7 days of making.


To adjust the heat, when chopping the raw jalapeno, leave the seeds to add more spice or remove with a spoon for a milder taste.


Serving: 1batch | Calories: 386kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 32g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 15g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 40mg | Sodium: 2167mg | Potassium: 290mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 567IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 166mg | Iron: 1mg