Creamy Tomatillo Ranch Dressing ( Fresh Mex Copycat )

I used a few drops of Green Tabasco instead of a jalapeno to control the heat level in this recipe, but use a seeded and finely chopped jalapeno if you wish.  Enjoy!


Creamy Tomatillo Ranch Dressing

Zesty creamy green Fresh Mex dressing. Serve with salad, tacos, burritos, quesadillas, and nachos.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Author Laura_Hickman


  • 1 pkt ranch dressing (3 T.of dry mix)
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 2-3 tomatillos , (paper-like cover removed washed & quartered)
  • ½ bunch cilantro , chopped (woody stems removed below leaves)
  • ¼ tsp . chopped garlic
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 2-4 drops green tobacco sauce


  1. Place all the ingredients in a blender. Blend 30 seconds to 1 minute until all ingredients are emulsified. Serve it immediately or pour into covered container and keep refrigerated. It lasts up to a week in the refrigerator.

Recipe Notes

Baker’s secrets: To use as a dip: Reduce buttermilk to ½ cup.

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