Quick and easy steps to making Southwestern Ranch Dressing your family will love
This recipe is an excellent way to kick up your Ranch dressing. I took my Copycat Outback Ranch dressing and created this Southwestern Ranch Dressing.
My family and I enjoy Ranch Dressings, especially the Copycat Outback Ranch I make. We also enjoy Southwestern food. I decided to kick up my homemade Ranch to create a dressing or sauce for our quesadillas. This Southwestern Ranch is also an excellent dip for Southwestern Egg Rolls. It was delicious on a Southwestern Chicken Salad and made a terrific Southwestern Pasta Salad.
What is in this dressing?
After testing several amounts of Cayenne Pepper and Chili powder, I found a great combination. I started with 1/2 teaspoon of Cayenne Pepper. My tongue loves a little spice, but my kids said it was a little spicy. Every time, I make this dressing I add more and more Cayenne. I like this Southwestern Ranch kicked up with at least 1/2 teaspoon of Cayenne. I would suggest making this Southwestern Ranch with 1/4 teaspoon of Cayenne pepper and tasting it before adding more Cayenne.
It will add lots of flavor to French fries and chicken wings. Since getting my Philips Airfryer, we enjoy a lot of crispy fried food without any oil or quilt which allows us to eat fries and other fried foods more often.
I loved this Southwestern Ranch so much I tried making other dressing from my Copycat Outback Ranch including a Cayenne Ranch, Jalapeno, and a Chipotle Ranch dressing. All of these dressings have been delicious. I look forward to posting about these soon.
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- Hidden Valley – Original Ranch – Buttermilk Recipe – Salad Dressing & Seasoning Mix – Makes 16 FL OZ (473 mL) – Net Wt. 0.4 OZ (11 g) – Pack of 5 Packets
- SMALL BATTER BOWL
- MINI MIX ‘N SCRAPER
- Ball Pint Jar, Regular Mouth, Set of 24
Copycat Outback Ranch Dressing
Spicy Southwestern Ranch
- COPYCAT OUTBACK RANCH DRESSING
- 1 teaspoon
Hidden Valley Ranch Salad Dressing Mix Buttermilk Dry Ranch pack- I used the entire 1-ounce package.
- 1 cup mayonnaise
- 1/2 cup buttermilk
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 1/8 teaspoon paprika
- 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
- INGREDIENTS TO ADD TO THE RANCH TO MAKE SOUTHWESTERN RANCH
- 1 tablespoon Hot Sauce
- 1/4 teaspoon Cayenne pepper
- 1/2 teaspoon Chili powder
- 1/4 teaspoon Cumin
- Combine all the ingredients in a medium bowl and mix well.
- Seal in an airtight container. I use a mason jar.
- Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
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