Cafe Rios Ranch Dressing Recipe

I’ve been on a QUEST to find the perfect Cafe Rio Dressing.

Well my dear friends, that quest is over!
We made a few modifications to a recipe we found in a Church Stake Cookbook, and VOILA – the perfect Cafe Rio Ranch Dressing Recipe.

Hope you like it. :)

Copycat recipe for Cafe Rio's Ranch Dressing - we LOVE this stuff!!

Hope you like our version of Cafe Rios Ranch Dressing recipe… :D
Cafe Rios Ranch Dressing Recipe
  • 1 packet ranch dip mix (or 3 TB)
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 bunch cilantro
  • 1 tsp. minced garlic
  • 1-3 tsp. diced jalapenos
  • ⅓ to ½ cups milk
  1. Blend all ingredients in the blender. Add milk until it's the consistency you want (I did about ⅓ cup).

This recipe is DELISH!! You’ll want this stuff with everything!

Like, for reals – we have it on our tacos, chips, quesadillas, salad – you name it!!

Cafe Rio's Ranch Dressing recipeCopycat recipe for Cafe Rio's Ranch Dressing - we use it on everything!! SO yummy!

SO glad we finally found the recipe that is most like Cafe Rio’s!!

Let me know if you try it out too because I”m curious what you think!

For more yummy salsas/dressings/dips, check out these other favorites:

Sweet Salsa Verde - great on all Mexcican dishes and great to give as gifts.

Sweet Salsa Verde

Copycat Chili's Skillet Queso - takes minutes to make and is a delicious chip dip!

Chili’s Skillet Queso


Cream Cheese Bean Dip

For all Lil’ Luna recipes go HERE.


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  1. 1

    Looks yummy! Thought it was soup!

  2. 2

    Definitely going to try this. Thanks!

  3. 3

    Yum! this sounds so good! I love ranch and I love cilantro so I'll def be giving this a try!JenScissors & Spatulas

  4. 4

    Mmm, wish I had some cilantro in the house!

  5. 5

    This looks yummy! Thanks so much. I am sharing it on my blog

  6. 6

    mmmmm…. I love Cafe Rio! Thanks so much for the yummy tip.

  7. 7

    I know this is an older post but I just made this and slapped it on a salad with some pulled pork and it. is. marvelous!!!! Thank you so much for posting this recipe! Of course it doesn’t taste EXACTLY like Cafe Rio but it is still absolutely delicious and goes well with a pulled pork salad.
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