Upland's Buttermilk Ranch Dressing


Upland chef Justin Smillie serves this creamy dressing with his signature shareable salad. At home, assemble a composed salad of a mix of pickled, raw, and cooked ingredients to your taste.

Upland's Buttermilk Ranch Dressing
Photo: Greg DuPree
Total Time:
10 mins
Makes 1 1/2 cups


  • 1 cup whole buttermilk

  • 1/2 cup Hellmann’s mayonnaise

  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh chives

  • 2 tablespoons fresh dill, minced

  • 2 tablespoons chopped shallot

  • 1 garlic clove, grated on a Microplane

  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcester-shire sauce

  • Hot sauce, such as Tabasco, to taste


  1. In a small bowl, whisk together buttermilk, mayonnaise, chives, dill, shallot, garlic, black pepper, salt, Worcestershire, and hot sauce. Refrigerate dressing until ready to use, up to 3 days.


Dressing will thicken as it sits. Stir well before serving and thin with additional buttermilk, if desired.

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