Paleo & Whole 30 Ranch Salad Dressing

4 Jan

Homemade italian dressing is our go-to when we are eating strictly paleo, easy to make and great on salad (and as a marinade for chicken).  It is just as easy to make a creamy italian dressing, but I was in the mood for something a little different.  Here’s a ranch recipe.


1 cup mayonnaise (made from olive, grape seed, canola oil, etc)

1 jalapeño pepper, deseeded and diced

2 tomatillos, husks removed and quartered

1 large or two small cloves garlic, minced

2 1/2 tbl. fresh parsley, minced

3 tbl. fresh dill, minced

1-1 1/2 tbl. fresh chives, minced

1 tsp. Kosher salt

1/2 tsp. freshly ground pepper

Juice of half a lime

Whole 30 ranch dressing

Whole 30 ranch dressing


Combine all ingredients in a food processor and blend until smooth.

I find that microwaving the lime for 5 seconds then rolling it between my hand and the counter before cutting it in half helps the juice release.


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