Top down view of ranch dip with white spoon, chives and lemon wedges on wooden cutting board.
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Healthy Ranch Dip with Yogurt & Ricotta

This healthy ranch dip with yogurt is made with ricotta and Skyr so you can enjoy an extra helping completely guilt free:)
Course Party Food, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword dip, ranch
Prep Time 6 minutes
Total Time 6 minutes
Servings 4 people
Author Monika Dabrowski

Ingredients

  • 150 g Skyr or Greek yogurt
  • 100 g ricotta cheese
  • 2 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1.5 tbsp lemon juice
  • ½ tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 garlic clove crushed
  • 1/2 tsp onion granules
  • 2 tbsp chives finely chopped
  • Fine sea salt to taste

Instructions

  • Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and stir thoroughly until the mixture is smooth (use a whisk or a large spoon). Taste to check if the sauce needs more seasoning. Serve immediately or refrigerate (for up to 3 days in a closed jar) for later.

Notes

  • In addition to the ricotta I also used yogurt to add a bit of tangy flavour into the dip.  You can use either Skyr or Greek yogurt (or another thick yogurt) in this recipe. I opted for Skyr to create a thick, rich texture without many calories - it's practically fat free. 
  • I do not recommend using buttermilk or kefir in this recipe (although both are delicious, naturally low fat dairy products, similar to yogurt).  They would work well in a ranch dressing recipe, which does not need to be as thick as a dip.