Low Calorie Parmesan Ranch Dressing

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Fantastically skinny, this dressing is bursting with flavor. Each skinny tablespoon has just 19 calories, 1 gram of fat and 1 Blue WW Freestyle SmartPoints, and 1 GreenIt’s hard to believe it’s this low in calories and fat but it is! So versatile, it’s delicious on salads, drizzled over steamed vegetables, mashed into a baked potato, or as a dip for veggies and chips. 

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Chill Time: 1 hour


1 cup Best Skinny Ranch Dressing

⅓ cup + 1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese, grated, see shopping tips below

1 tablespoon apple or white wine vinegar

½ teaspoon garlic powder

½ teaspoon onion powder

Black pepper, to taste


1. In a medium bowl, using a whisk, mix together all ingredients.

2. Pour into an airtight container and store in refrigerate for at least 1 hour, before using.

3. Parmesan Ranch will keep in fridge for at least 1 week. 

Makes 1¼ cups                                                         

Health Benefits
Parmesan is low in lactose, which makes it’s a good choice for people who are lactose intolerant.

Shopping Tips
Choose grated Parmesan cheese for this recipe. It usually comes in a pint container in the cheese section of your grocery store.

Serving Tips
This dressing works great on most green salads or most Italian-style salads. You can use as a sandwich spread, dressing for pasta salad, drizzled over roasted asparagus, mashed into baked potatoes or as a dip for veggies or chips.

WW Freestyle SmartPoints

WW SmartPoints 1-Green
WW Points Plus 0

SKINNY FACTS: for 1 tablespoon
19 calories, 1g fat, 0.3g sat. fat, 2mg chol, 1g prot, 1.4g carbs, 0g fiber, 111mg sod, 1g sugar
SKINNY FACTS: for 2 tablespoons
38 calories, 2g fat, 0.6g sat. fat, 4.8mg chol, 2g prot, 2.7g carbs, 0g fiber, 222mg sod, 1g sugar

If you make this recipe, let me know how you liked it. Leave me a comment below or give it a rating. Thanks so much. Happy Skinny Cooking!