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Paleo Ranch Seasoning

My typical diet used to include (like most Americans) ranch dressing and other ranch flavored items – chips, crackers, etc. I especially used to love the Hidden Valley ranch dip that you mix with sour cream. However, the ranch seasoning mix I used to love has some weird ingredients in it. Maltodextrin (huh?), MSG, modified food starch, calcium stearate, soy, spices  and natural flavor (can we get more generic?). After reading these ingredients, I decided to see if I could make a seasoning mix that gave me some ranch flavoring with normal herbs and spices that I know and can pronounce.

I developed this seasoning mix by adapting the recipe I found at Plaid & Paleo. If you haven’t checked out Vanessa’s blog yet you should, it is a great source for paleo recipes.

Good news, this paleo ranch seasoning mix turned out really great! We’ve had it on white fish, chicken, salmon, eggs and it is a key ingredient to a new personal favorite – chicken dip. Now that I have the recipe dialed in, I like to make a batch up to have on hand and put it in a jar to have ready whenever I want to use it. This recipe makes about a cup of seasoning, so you can easily store any leftovers in a sealed jar for later use.

Enjoy this paleo ranch seasoning, it has quickly become one of our new favorites!

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Paleo Ranch Seasoning

5 from 1 vote
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Course: Seasoning
Servings: 1 cup
A paleo ranch seasoning mix with all the ranch flavoring you crave. Made with normal herbs and spices you can pronounce and it's easy to make.
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  • Add all of the seasonings to a bowl and mix well.
  • Store any unused amounts of your paleo ranch seasoning in a jar for later use.
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6 thoughts on “Paleo Ranch Seasoning

    • Hi there, no. This is just a recipe for a ranch seasoning mix. It will make a little under a cup of dry seasoning. Then, you can use the seasoning to make a ranch dressing with mayo if you want. We’d do about 1 cup of mayo with 1-2 tbsp of the seasoning mix. Give it a taste and add more seasoning mix if you’d like. 🙂

  • Any idea how.long you can store the seasoning? It sounds delish! Can’t wait to try it on the cashews.

    • Wonderful! That sounds amazing! We’ve used our ranch to season salmon as well and think it’s pretty tasty! Glad you have found a new fav!! Thanks for sharing! 🙂

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