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Oil-Free Vegan Ranch Dressing

Oil-Free Vegan Ranch Sauce

Course: Sauce
Cuisine: American
Keyword: vegan dressing, vegan ranch
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cashew Soaking Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 10
Calories: 58kcal
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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  • 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


  • Soak the raw cashews for 30 minutes. Drain and throw out the water.
  • Add all ingredients except dill to a high speed blender.
  • Blend for 2-3 minutes or until creamy and smooth.  
  • Add dill at the end and then stir or blend on low speed just until incorporated. 
  • Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 1 week. Will thicken upon standing 


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.


Serving: 2Tablespoons | Calories: 58kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Sodium: 258mg | Potassium: 63mg | Vitamin C: 1.2mg | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 0.6mg