Creamy Garlic Dressing with Cilantro

Your favorite Ranch dressing gets a little SW twist in this creamy garlic dressing studded with cilantro and infused with cumin.
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword homemade salad dressing, ranch, ranch dressing, salad dressing
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 106 kcal
Author Jessica Fisher


  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 2 cloves garlic crushed
  • 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro leaves chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • freshly ground black pepper to taste


  1. In a small mixing bowl or jar, combine the mayonnaise and buttermilk. Whisk until smooth.
  2. Adjust the amount of buttermilk until the dressing is the desired consistency.
  3. Stir in the garlic, cilantro, cumin, and pepper.

  4. Refrigerate until ready to use. Serve as a salad dressing or dip for veggies — or pizza.

Recipe Notes

Nutritional values are based on 2 tablespoons dressing.

The dressing is good, covered and refrigerated, for up to 1 week.

Nutrition Facts
Creamy Garlic Dressing with Cilantro
Amount Per Serving
Calories 106 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 8mg3%
Sodium 105mg5%
Potassium 20mg1%
Carbohydrates 1g0%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 41IU1%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 19mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.