Low Calorie Parmesan Ranch Dressing

Fantastically skinny, this dressing is bursting with flavor. Each skinny tablespoon has just 19 calories and 1 gram of fat.  It’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. 
Low Calorie Parmesan Ranch Dressing

Helpful Tips About this Recipe

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


Low Calorie Parmesan Ranch Dressing

Low Calorie Parmesan Ranch Dressing

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Prep Time 10 minutes
Chill Time: 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American, Italian
Servings 17
Calories 19 kcal


  • 1 cup Best Skinny Ranch Dressing
  • 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


  • In a medium bowl, using a whisk, mix together all ingredients.
  • Pour into an airtight container and store in refrigerate for at least 1 hour, before using.
  • Parmesan Ranch will keep in fridge for at least 1 week. 


Serving: 1tablespoonCalories: 19kcalCarbohydrates: 1.4gProtein: 1gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 0.3gCholesterol: 2mgSodium: 111mgSugar: 1gBlue Smart Points: 1Green Smart Points: 1
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