Salad with Buttermilk Ranch Dressing

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 25 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Inactive: 10 min
  • Yield: 8 servings
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For the dressing:

2/3 cup mayonnaise

2/3 cup buttermilk

2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar

1/2 teaspoon onion powder

2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh chives

2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh parsley

1 clove garlic, grated

Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper

For the salad:

1 red onion, thinly sliced

1 head red leaf lettuce, torn

1 head romaine lettuce, torn

6 radishes, thinly sliced

2 carrots, grated

2 Kirby cucumbers, thinly sliced

1 large green bell pepper, thinly sliced

Kosher salt


  1. Make the dressing: Whisk the mayonnaise, buttermilk, vinegar, onion powder, chives, parsley, garlic, 1/2 teaspoon salt and a few grinds of pepper in a small bowl; set aside.
  2. Make the salad: Put the red onion in a bowl and cover with cold water; let soak 10 minutes, then drain.
  3. Combine the lettuce in a large bowl and add the radishes, carrots, cucumbers, bell pepper and red onion. Toss with the dressing and season with salt.

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