Oil-Free Vegan Ranch Dressing

Oil-Free Vegan Ranch Sauce

Course: Sauce
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cashew Soaking Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 10
Calories: 58 kcal
Author: Cindy Rainey

This oil-free vegan ranch sauce is plant-based and uses cashews to make it thick and creamy.  It can be used as a dressing or as a dip.

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Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup cashews raw, soaked
  • 3/4 cup plant milk unsweetened
  • 2 Tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 Tablespoon white vinegar
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon dill weed

Instructions

  1. Soak the raw cashews for 30 minutes. Drain and throw out the water.

  2. Add all ingredients except dill to a high speed blender.

  3. Blend for 2-3 minutes or until creamy and smooth.  

  4. Add dill at the end and then stir or blend on low speed just until incorporated. 

  5. Store in an airtight contained in the refrigerator for up to 1 week. Will thicken upon standing 

Recipe Notes

You must disclose that this ranch sauce contains nuts if you serve to others. Nuts normally aren't found in ranch sauce.  If you send this to school with your child as a dipping sauce, you must inform them  of the dangers of sharing their food and forbid it.

Nutrition Facts
Oil-Free Vegan Ranch Sauce
Amount Per Serving (2 Tablespoons)
Calories 58 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g 6%
Sodium 258mg 11%
Potassium 63mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 3g 1%
Protein 1g 2%
Vitamin C 1.5%
Calcium 2.7%
Iron 3.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.