Dill Ranch Dressing

Dill Ranch Dressing

LivFarms’ Dill Ranch Dressing is a creamy, herbaceous blend that brings a delightful freshness to any salad. Infused with the aromatic presence of fresh dill, this dressing combines the tangy zest of lemon juice and the savory depth of minced garlic, creating a flavor profile that is both comforting and invigorating. Greek yogurt serves as the creamy base, offering a healthier, lighter alternative to traditional ranch dressings, without compromising on richness or taste. This dressing finds its perfect match in the tender leaves of LivFarms’ Green Leaf lettuce, whose mild and slightly sweet flavor complements the dressing's creamy texture and herbal notes. To build a salad that harmonizes with this dressing, consider adding slices of cucumber and radishes for crunch, cherry tomatoes for a pop of sweetness, and a sprinkleof crumbled feta or goat cheese for a tangy contrast. This Dill Ranch Dressing will transform your salad into a refreshing and satisfying meal.


  • ½ cup Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons fresh dill chopped
  • 1 tablespoon clove garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • In a mixing bowl, combine ½ cup of Greek yogurt and 2 tablespoons of chopped fresh dill.
  • Peel and mince 1 clove of garlic, then incorporate it into the dressing.
  • Squeeze 1 tablespoon of lemon juice into the mixture for brightness.
  • Season the Dill Ranch Dressing with salt and pepper to taste. Begin with a pinch of salt and a dash of pepper, adjusting according to your preference.
  • Whisk the ingredients together until the dressing achieves a smooth and creamy consistency.
  • Taste the dressing and make any additional seasoning adjustments if necessary.
  • Transfer the dressing to a storage container.
  • Refrigerate the dressing for at least 30 minutes before using to allow the flavors to meld.
  • Shake or stir well before serving over salads for a tangy and herby ranch experience.


Dill offers a delicate, slightly grassy taste with a hint of anise-like sweetness and a
soft, feathery texture. Dill contributes a fresh, tangy essence that complements the
creamy Greek yogurt and the zesty lemon juice in this salad dressing. It’s best used
fresh in this dressing, as its flavors are more pronounced than when dried. Dill
should be finely chopped to distribute its flavor evenly throughout the dressing. The
herb pairs exceptionally well with the garlic and lemon juice, enhancing the overall
freshness of the salad dressing.
Nutritionally, dill is a low-calorie herb rich in essential nutrients. It contains small
amounts of several vitamins and minerals, including Vitamin A, Vitamin C, and
folate. Vitamin A is important for immune function, vision, and skin health, while
Vitamin C is a potent antioxidant that aids in the repair of tissues and enzymatic
production of certain neurotransmitters. Folate, a B vitamin, is vital for cell division
and the formation of DNA, making it especially important for pregnant women.
Additionally, dill is a source of flavonoids, known for their antioxidant properties.
In terms of health benefits, dill has been associated with several medicinal
properties. It is traditionally used for its digestive benefits, helping to alleviate
issues such as indigestion and gas. The essential oils in dill contain compounds that
may have antimicrobial properties. Some studies suggest that dill can help lower
cholesterol levels and manage blood sugar levels, although more research is
needed to fully understand these effects. The antioxidants present in dill contribute
to its potential to combat inflammation and reduce the risk of chronic diseases.
Overall, incorporating dill into a diet can offer various health benefits, making it not
just a flavorful addition to recipes but a beneficial one as well.

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