Sun Dried Tomato Bacon Ranch Dressing

Cool fresh ranch dressing is elevated to new heights with the addition of sun dried tomatoes and smoky bacon.

Recipe Yield: 147 2-Tbsp servings
Amount Item
1  lb bacon
1  bag Foothill Farms® Ranch Salad Dressing Mix (regular-V400 or no MSG-V402)
1/2  gal buttermilk
1/2  gal mayonnaise
1 1/2  cups minced rehydrated sun dried tomatoes
  1. Small dice and separate cold bacon. Cook in large saute pan over medium heat, stirring frequently to avoid burning. Remove from pan and drain. Cool to room termperature.

  2. Meanwhile in large bowl add Ranch Dressing Mix (3.2 oz) to buttermilk. Mix well with wire whisk or electric mixer at low speed.

  3. Add mayonnaise and continue mixing at low speed about 2 minutes until smooth.

  4. Blend in sun dried tomatoes and cooled bacon until combined.

  5. Refrigerate 3-4 hours so dressing will thicken. Stir before using. Store in refrigerator.

  6. NOTE: For additional bacon flavor add some cooled bacon fat.