Spicy Ranch Dressing

Spicy Ranch Dressing
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Why buy bottled spicy ranch dressing when you can make it at home? Hot sauce adds the perfect amount of heat to balance the cool, rich flavor of sour cream and fresh herbs. Try it on a steak salad, your favorite sandwich, or just for dipping chopped vegetables.This recipe is by JeanMarie Brownson and was originally published in the Chicago Tribune.
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Spicy Ranch Dressing
Total time: 5 minutes
  • 2 tablespoon sour cream
  • 2 tablespoon mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoon fresh chives, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoon cilantro, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon red pepper hot sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  1. Into a blender, put 2 tablespoons sour cream, 2 tablespoons mayonnaise, 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh chives, 2 tablespoons finely chopped cilantro, 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil, 1 tablespoon red pepper hot sauce, 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper.
  2. Process to mix. Dressing will keep several days in the refrigerator.