Ranch-Style Guacamole


Happy Tuesday, guys! I totally woke up this morning thinking it was Friday. No kidding. I was just about ready for this week to be over the minute it started! I know that many of you back east are getting pummeled with snow and ice and rain, but we have had some beautiful weather here in Colorado lately. A perfect 70 degrees F it has been for the past two days and I have just been basking in it. The problem with having this kind of weather this time of year is that I know it’s all about to come to a screeching halt; and by screeching halt, I mean snow…and lots of it. It’s totally ok though because we have this ranch-style guacamole to get us through, and that is certainly something to be excited about!

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I know, I know. I totally started out this post like some kind of memoir. I get in those types of moods sometimes, ok?

It gets lonely sitting here all day; and let’s be honest, I love talking to you guys!

I do apologize for leaking my loneliness all over you though. I totally don’t want to be THAT person.

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I DON’T apologize for this ranch-style guacamole however. It’s seriously like ranch dip and guacamole got together and had a beautiful, scrumptious baby.

With the Super Bowl quickly approaching, I found it only necessary to post another guacamole recipe and this is one of our favorites around here.

All the making of a true guacamole are in this recipe, but it’s jazzed up with some ingredients that you would find in a ranch dip. Buttermilk, sour cream, plain Greek yogurt, onion powder and garlic powder are just a couple of those ingredients; and boy is it addicting.

You’ll totally want to add this recipe to your menu this Sunday. Trust me, you will.

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Why yes! I did change my nails…uhhhh…finally. I know you were all wondering. ;)

Recipe is below! Pair this ranch-style guacamole with a pale ale. It will cut out some of the heat from the jalapeno and really elevate it’s ranch-y flavor! Have a great day guys! xo

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Ranch-Style Guacamole

Yields 8

10 minPrep Time

10 minTotal Time

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  • 1/3 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • salt and black pepper
  • 5 ripened avocados, peeled, pitted and mashed
  • 2 Roma tomatoes, seeds and juice discarded, diced small
  • 1/4 cup red onion, diced small
  • 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeds and stem removed, chopped finely
  • tortilla chips, for serving


  1. In a large bowl, whisk together the yogurt, sour cream, buttermilk, garlic powder, onion powder, sugar and a dash of salt and black pepper until smooth.
  2. Add the mashed avocados to the bowl and mix until completely combined and creamy.
  3. Next, carefully fold in the tomatoes, red onion, cilantro and jalapeno. Adjust seasoning to taste and serve immediately with tortilla chips.
  4. Enjoy!

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