Ranch Salad Nutrition Facts



Calories, fat, protein, and carbohydrate values for Ranch Salad.

Calories

There are 252 calories in Ranch Salad.

252

Nutrition Facts
Ranch Salad
Serving Size:

1

salad with dressing (378 grams)

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 175
Calories 252

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 19 grams

Saturated Fat 2.9 grams

Trans Fat 0.1 grams
Polyunsaturated Fat 8.7 grams
Monounsaturated Fat 6.1 grams

Cholesterol 7.8 milligrams

Sodium 313 milligrams

Potassium 935 milligrams

Total Carbohydrates 18 grams

Dietary Fiber 8.3 grams

Sugars 8.3 grams
Protein 4.4 grams
414%

Vitamin A

114%

Vitamin C

7.1%

Calcium

13%

Iron

Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Category
Food / Beverages > Bakery / Deli > Prepared & Preserved Foods > Vegetable-Based Products (Perishable)

How long would it take to burn off 250 KCal?
Walking (3mph) 68 minutes
Running (6mph) 24 minutes
Bicycling (10mph) 35 minutes
Values estimated based on person weighing 140 lbs.

What is ranch is made of?

Ranch dressing is an American salad dressing usually made from buttermilk, salt, garlic, onion, mustard, herbs (commonly chives, parsley and dill), and spices (commonly pepper, paprika and ground mustard seed) mixed into a sauce based on mayonnaise or another oil emulsion.

How is ranch different from mayonnaise?

Ranch mayonnaise has mayonnaise as the only base ingredient, whereas ranch dressing has mayonnaise and another ingredient, in this case buttermilk.

How do you explain ranch?

Definition of ranch

  1. 1 : a large farm for raising horses, beef cattle, or sheep.
  2. 2 : a farm or area devoted to a particular specialty.
  3. 3 : ranch house.

Why is ranch called ranch?

Yes, ranch comes from an actual ranch. Proprietor Steve Henson first began whipping up the buttermilk dressing for his crew while working in Alaska, and he later brought it to the ranch where it became popular with guests.

What ranch tastes like?



A good ranch should taste primarily of buttermilk with richness from the eggs and oil in the mayonnaise. Garlic should taste fresh, not dry and stale. Herbs should taste like real herbs, not like dust or artificial flavoring.

Is ranch a mayonnaise?

So what exactly is it? Simply, ranch is a mix of all things milky. Its ingredients include buttermilk, sour cream and mayonnaise. Along with the dairy, some garlic and a mix of herbs and spices — predominantly dill and chives — is added to the mix.

Why is ranch so good?

1. It makes more than just salads taste better. Yes, leafy greens are yummier when they’re covered in creamy goodness, but ranch’s power doesn’t stop there. The unique flavor goes with just about anything, including chips, mozzarella sticks, fried chicken, pork chops, arancini, crispy potatoes, sausages, and more.

What was ranch originally made for?

Ranch dressing was created in 1949 by a plumber-turned-cowboy. While working as a contract plumber in Alaska, Steve Henson started cooking for his coworkers and perfecting his buttermilk dressing recipe. Five years later he moved to California with his wife Gayle and bought a ranch.