This good-for-you Greek Yogurt Ranch Dip is thick, creamy, and longs to be smeared on your sandwich or dunked into with chips and veggies.

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Say buh-bye fatty ranch dressing that negates every salad it touches.

Hello to this protein-packed skinny ranch dip!

As I shared back when I posted this Roasted Red Pepper Parmesan Dip, nothing makes me more skeptical than a dip that advertises itself as “skinny.”

Most of the time, I’d rather have less of the real-deal than more of a low-fat dip that doesn’t satisfy.

Fortunately for us, a thick, dreamy base of plain Greek yogurt is the ideal stealthy healthy vehicle for the addictive garlic, onion, and dill spices that create classic ranch flavor.

Ben, who ingests vegetables with the attitude most humans apply towards cough syrup—a necessary evil—ate a good chunk of this Greek yogurt dip with carrots before I had even started the photographs!

a white bowl filled with greek yogurt ranch dip surrounded by chips and veggies

5 Star Review

“Delicious! Even my 12 year old daughter who doesn’t like ranch dip or even Greek yogurt, thinks it is tasty!”

— Kari —

How to Make Greek Yogurt Ranch Dip

All you need for this ranch-style Greek yogurt dip is a cup of your favorite non-fat plain Greek yogurt and a handful of dried herbs and spices that you likely keep stocked in your pantry.


The Ingredients

  • Greek Yogurt. Packed with protein, one of my favorite ways to use non-fat plain Greek yogurt is to turn it into a healthy Greek yogurt dip or sauce. It’s the best “skinny” swap for sour cream which is commonly used in other dip recipes.

Substitution Tip!

If you don’t have non-fat Greek yogurt on hand, readers have reported success making this recipe with traditional plain yogurt also. The consistency will be a bit thinner, but it will still taste great!

  • Garlic Powder and Onion Powder. Lends some zip and a little bite to the dip.
  • Dill and Chives. Brings color, freshness and that signature ranch flavor.
  • Worcestershire Sauce. Adds saltiness and craveable, savory umami flavor to the dip.
  • Cayenne Pepper. Just a pinch of this spice goes a long way in adding a touch of heat to this cooling dip.

Substitution Tip!

If you are really in a big hurry, you can of course always turn to a packet of Hidden Valley Ranch dip mix. Mix a few teaspoons into Greek yogurt and you are good to go.

(That said, I love this healthy homemade herb and spice blend though because it cuts down the sodium substantially from what is typically found in the Hidden Valley packets.)

The Directions

Skinny Ranch Dip with Greek yogurt
  1. Gather ingredients.
yogurt, ranch spices, and seasoning for making dip in a mixing bowl about to be stirred together
  1. Combine everything together into a bowl.
yogurt, ranch spices, and seasoning for making greek yogurt dip stirred together in a mixing bowl with a silver spoon
  1. Stir until blended and garnish with fresh chives. ENJOY!

Serving Ideas

Serve this ranch Greek yogurt dip for veggies, chips and more.

Here are a few of my favorite ways to enjoy this healthy, low-calorie dip:

Storage Tips

  • To Store. Refrigerate leftover ranch-style greek yogurt dip in an airtight container for up to three days.
Skinny Ranch Dip made with Greek yogurt

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A white bowl of Greek yogurt ranch dip with carrots and celery on the side and a chip in the dip

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Greek Yogurt Ranch Dip

5 from 27 votes
A quick and easy greek yogurt ranch dip that is completely guilt-free and tastes just as indulgent as the original!

Prep: 3 mins
Cook: 0 mins
Total: 3 mins

Servings: 1 cup, approx.

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup plain non-fat Greek yogurt
  • 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried dill
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • Fresh chopped chives for garnish

Instructions
 

  • In a medium bowl, stir together all of the ingredients: Greek yogurt, garlic, onion, dill, salt, Worcestershire, and cayenne.
  • Garnish with fresh chives and serve.

Notes

  • To Store. Refrigerate leftover skinny ranch dip in an airtight container for up to three days.

Nutrition

Serving: 1gCalories: 132kcalCarbohydrates: 10gProtein: 21gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 10mgPotassium: 352mgFiber: 1gSugar: 7gVitamin A: 142IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 237mgIron: 1mg

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  1. I know these ingredients make one cup. But if I was just going to dip some veggies how many servings would this make?

    1. Hi Nicole! I find this serves 4 to 6 if you have it as a part of a spread with a few other items. I hope this is helpful!

  2. This tastes a lot like onion dip to me, very very good as a veggie tray dip. I made it for my daughter to dip broccoli tots in as she is allergic to egg and can’t have typical ranch. Definitely recommend this as a dip for whatever!!5 stars

  3. Perfect! I made a new recipe that was missing a little something and needed a dip or a sauce. I searched for “yogurt dip” and 2 minutes later dinner was complete! I added a touch of red vinegar and a pinch of sugar too.5 stars

  4. Ok this is SO much healthier than the Kraft brand and if you leave it in the fridge for at least a few hours it is DELICIOUS. On weight watchers and the entire cup of this is the same amount of points as 2 tbsp of Kraft! Hallelujah!
    Great recipe! Thank you!5 stars

    1. Hi Jane, while I have not tried it myself with regular plain yogurt, other readers have with success! Let me know if you try it!

  5. I love how easy this is, and uses ingredients I always have on hand. Best of all, it’s got a great flavor that works well with veggies. A winner!5 stars

  6. It’s so simple, yet such a great recipe! I’m cutting calories and eating tons of fresh veggies, and this has been ESSENTIAL to my healthy eating habits. Well Plated is my go to site for unique, healthy, flavorful recipes!5 stars

  7. This has been my go-to ranch dressing for a couple years now and I love it! I usually add lemon juice to thin it out a bit, but this healthy swap is a keeper.5 stars

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