Yee-haw partners! It’s time to get this party started the right way with this Ranchero Dip! This creamy, spicy, vibrant dip mixes the cooling flavors of buttermilk and mayonnaise, the zest of ranch seasonings, the herbaceous flavor of cilantro, making it a great pairing for fresh vegetables or hot savory wings, or whatever snacks will blaze the trails for your tastebuds. The Ranchero Dip will whip the appetizer course into shape!

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Ingredients

  • 1 1/3 cups mayonnaise
  • 1/3 cup buttermilk
  • 1/3 cup salsa verde
  • 3 tablespoons canned chopped green chiles
  • 3/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves
  • 2 jalapeño peppers, halved and seeded, plus more, to taste, sliced, for garnish
  • 1 (1-ounce) envelope ranch salad dressing mix
  • your choice of sides for dipping, such as celery sticks or cooked buffalo-style chicken wings, to taste
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Directions

Step 1 –Place the mayonnaise, the buttermilk, the salsa verde, the green chiles, the cilantro leaves, the halved jalapeños, and the ranch dressing mix in a blender.

Step 2 –Cover and process the mixture until smooth.

Step 3 –Chill the dip until ready to serve.

Step 4 –Serve the dip garnished with the extra jalapeño slices and with your preferred dippers.