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How do you make ranch dressing dip?

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Kraft Recipes offers a recipe for ranch dressing dip that uses its own bottled ranch dressing, while The Pioneer Woman provides a recipe made from scratch with ingredients such as buttermilk and garlic. Preparation time for the Kraft recipe is 10 minutes, and The Pioneer Woman's recipe takes two hours.

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For the Kraft recipe, mix 1/2 cup of sour cream, 1/2 cup of Kraft classic ranch dressing and 1/4 cup of mayonnaise. Add 1/4 cup of grated Parmesan cheese, 1/4 cup of bacon bits and 1 sliced green onion. Refrigerate the dip for several hours or until it is chilled. Serve with a variety of cut-up vegetables, breadsticks or crackers. This recipe makes 12 2-tablespoon servings.

For The Pioneer Woman's recipe, mince 1 or 2 cloves of garlic, and sprinkle them with 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon of salt. Mash these two ingredients into a paste with a fork. Chop 1/4 cup of parsley and enough chives to fill 2 tablespoons. Add these to the garlic. If desired, add dill, cayenne, paprika and oregano to taste.

In a bowl, combine the previous ingredients with 1 cup of mayonnaise, 1/2 cup of sour cream and enough buttermilk to reach your desired consistency. Optionally, add white vinegar, Worcestershire sauce and Tabasco sauce to taste. Chill the mixture for a couple hours before serving. If desired, thin the ranch with milk or buttermilk to your liking.

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