Creamy Ranch Coleslaw

Creamy Ranch Coleslaw

Quick, easy, and delicious, this Creamy Ranch Coleslaw will wow your family and friends. Perfect for potlucks, barbecues, and picnics, this coleslaw has a fresh and creamy taste and comes together in mere minutes. Made with only a handful of ingredients, the dressing is made rich, creamy, and tasty with Daisy Sour Cream Creamy Ranch Dip. All without the unpronounceable preservatives found in jarred commercial coleslaw dressings.

Easily scalable for a family dinner or to feed a large crowd, this coleslaw is sure to please. This is the perfect side to a variety of dishes, and it tastes just like summer.

Bursting with flavor, this coleslaw is made with only 5 ingredients and ready in 5 minutes. Our Creamy Ranch Coleslaw will delight your tastebuds.

Creamy Ranch Coleslaw Ingredients

  • Daisy Creamy Ranch Dip: The secret ingredient to this tasty side dish. It has a scratch-made ranch flavor straight from the tub. It creates the creamy element of this fresh and flavorful coleslaw.
  • Mayonnaise: Helps bind the other ingredients together and adds a creamy richness to the dressing with just a touch of tang to the salad.
  • Fresh Lemon Juice: Adds a burst of freshness and acidity, helping balance the creaminess of the dressing. Fresh squeezed lemon juice is best for this recipe. Fresh lemon juice is bright and lemony, whereas bottled lemon juice can taste stale and chemically.
  • Bagged Coleslaw Mix: Available in the produce section of the grocery store, these pre-shredded and premixed vegetables are ultimate in convenience. The vegetables in the coleslaw mix are full of vitamins, nutrients, and fiber. ½ cup of classic cabbage coleslaw mix contains 35% of the daily dose of vitamin C and 75% of daily does of vitamin K.
  • Scallions or Green Onions: Milder in flavor than other onions, scallions and green onions are slightly sweet and add a bit of peppery zip to the coleslaw. Scallions and green onions may be used interchangeably.

Substitutions, Variations, and Tips

  • Daisy Sour Cream may be used in place of the mayonnaise for a tangy twist.
  • Bottled lemon juice can be used in place of fresh in a pinch.
  • Chives may be used in place of the scallions or green onions. They may be substituted 1:1 (3-4 tablespoons).
  • Broccoli slaw or Asian slaw may be used in place of coleslaw mix.
  • 2 Tablespoons of finely diced yellow onions may be used in place of scallions or green onions.

How to make Creamy Ranch Coleslaw

  1. Combine dip, mayonnaise, and lemon juice in a large bowl.
  2. Add the shredded coleslaw vegetables and scallions to the dressing. Mix well and season with salt and pepper.
  3. Serve immediately or cover bowl with plastic wrap and store in refrigerator

French Onion Biscuits

Heavenly French Onion Biscuits

The caramelized onion flavor comes from the Daisy Sour Cream French Onion Dip. It has all the homemade flavor of caramelized onions and herby goodness, with none of the work. It makes the biscuits tender and flaky with a rich, decadent flavor.  

Easy French Onion Biscuits Ingredients

  • All-Purpose Flour: The most versatile flour, it can be found in most kitchens. It contains protein, which forms gluten, helping the dough stretch and create a light, airy texture.
  • Baking Powder: A main ingredient for leavening. It adds volume and lightness to the batter.
  • Salt: Helps enhance the flavors and balances the dough.
  • Baking Soda: Another ingredient for leavening. It helps the batter rise and gives baked goods a light and fluffy texture.
  • Daisy French Onion Dip: The secret ingredient to this delicious dish, the dip adds a creamy deliciousness. It has all the flavor of caramelized onions with none of the work. It makes the base of the sauce silky and creamy with the homemade tastes that like it took hours to develop.
  • Vegetable Oil: One of the best options for baking, it has a mild, neutral flavor.
  • Salted Butter: Accentuates the flavors of the biscuits and seasoning.
  • Everything Bagel Seasoning: A toasty, nutty seasoning with dried onion, garlic, and salt. It adds flavor and visual interest to the biscuits.

Substitutions, Variations, and Tips

  • Daisy Sour Cream Creamy Ranch Dip may be used in place of the French Onion Dip for an herbier flavor with all the same great qualities.
  • You’ll want to carefully measure your flour. The easiest way to do this is to scoop it into your measuring cup and level off the top with a knife.
  • Melted unsalted butter may be used in place of the vegetable oil. Make sure your butter is melted, but room temperature.
  • Other seasoning blends may be used in place of everything bagel seasoning. Experiment with your favorite blends for fun new combinations.
  • Don’t overwork your batter. Mix just until coarse crumbs form (see below). Then, pat the dough into shape. Overworking (overmixing) will cause tough biscuits.
  • You can cut the biscuits with a knife, biscuit cutters, or a round glass dipped in flour. Reshape any remaining dough to make more biscuits.
  • Lightly flour your work surface to keep the biscuits from sticking.
  • You can use a marble slab, parchment paper, or foil on your surface to form and cut the biscuits.
  • Line your baking sheet with parchment or use silicon baking sheets, sprayed with non-stick spray, to keep the biscuits from sticking to the pan.

How to make Easy French Onion Biscuits

  1. Preheat oven to 425°F. Position one of the racks in the middle.
  2. In a medium-sized bowl, whisk the flour, baking powder, salt, and baking soda until well mixed.
  3. Spoon dollops of Daisy Sour Cream French Onion Dip and drizzle vegetable oil on top of the dry mixture. Stir until all is just moistened.
  4. Lightly flour a surface. Turn the dough out onto the surface (including dry bits on the bottom of the bowl) and use your hands to knead the dough roughly 8 times.
  5. Lightly re-flour the surface. Using a rolling pin or your hands to roll or pat the dough into a ¾” thick circle that’s about 8” wide.
  6. Cut out 6 biscuits with a biscuit cutter or a sharp knife. Re-knead the scraps a couple of times, roll them back out, then cut 2 more biscuits. Discard any leftover scraps.
  7. Line a cookie sheet with parchment or a silicon baking mat. Spray with non-stick spray.
  8. Softly and carefully brush the tops of the biscuits with half of the softened butter (do not deflate biscuits by using too much pressure). Sprinkle the tops with the everything seasoning.
  9. Bake for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown on top. If the seasoning begins to over-toast, tent cover with aluminum foil for the last few minutes of baking.
  10. Remove from oven and serve warm with the remaining butter.

French Onion Mushroom Ravioli

French Onion Mushroom Ravioli

This Mushroom Ravioli with French Onion Sauce takes less than 15 minutes to prepare. With only 5 ingredients it is the perfect dish for busy weeknight dinners. The secret to the delicious sauce? The creamy and silky French Onion Sauce is made with Daisy Sour Cream French Onion Dip. It has all the homemade flavor of caramelized onions and herby goodness with none of the work. The quick sauce is combined with fresh packaged ravioli, creating an impressive, yet super easy dinner in minutes.

Not only is the French Onion Sauce easy to make, it’s also easily customizable. Fresh herbs and extra Parmesan cheese add an elegant touch. Adding any precooked meat or veggies to the sauce will make a heartier dish sure to please your family and friends. This recipe is easily scalable. You can double it for larger groups or divide it in half for a couple.

You’ll enjoy this restaurant quality pasta with French Onion Sauce so much that it’s sure to become a staple in your recipe rotation. This easy but simple dish will impress your guests with minimal prep time.

Mushroom Ravioli with French Onion Sauce Ingredients

  • Premade Mushroom Ravioli: Easily accessible in your grocery refrigerator section, premade pasta cooks in only a few minutes and have the fresh taste that rivals homemade pasta without the mess. The texture of fresh pasta is more tender and chewier than frozen pasta.
  • Daisy French Onion Dip: The secret ingredient to this delicious dish, the dip, adds a creamy deliciousness. It has all the flavor of caramelized onions with none of the work. It makes the base of the sauce silky and creamy with a homemade taste like it took hours to develop.
  • Heavy Cream (also called Whipping Cream): Adds a richness to the sauce and thins it to the perfect consistency.
  • Parmesan Cheese: Best when freshly shredded, it adds a nutty saltiness to the sauce and is the classic finishing touch to pasta that you know and love.
  • Salt and Fresh Cracked Black Pepper: These simple spices found in every kitchen, elevate your dishes, and enhance the other flavors. Easily customizable to individual tastes, each person can adjust the seasoning of their portion.
  • Optional Fresh Basil: It adds a touch of freshness with the classic flavor for which Italian food is known.

Substitutions, Variations, and Tips

  • Any flavor of prepared fresh ravioli may be substituted for mushroom ravioli.
  • Frozen ravioli may be used in place of fresh, adjusting the cooking time per the directions on the package.
  • Half and Half, whole milk, or chicken broth may be used in place of heavy cream. Note, the sauce will be thinner.
  • Pecorino, Romano, or Asiago cheese may be substituted for Parmesan. Freshly shredded Parmesan is best. It’s more cost effective, tastes better, and melts better than pre-shredded cheese.
  • Try swapping the optional fresh basil for other fresh herbs. Fresh thyme or fresh rosemary would complement the mushroom ravioli well.
  • A sprinkling of dried Italian herbs is also a good compliment to the sauce.
  • Try adding fresh sauteed mushrooms for a heartier pasta.
  • Easily customizable by adding your favorite precooked protein such as grilled chicken, sun-dried tomatoes, or roasted veggies.
  • If the sauce is too thick, you can add a spoonful of hot pasta water, one spoon at a time until you reach the desired consistency.
  • If you’re serving a larger group, this recipe is easily doubled. Simply double the ingredients and follow the directions for preparation. Likewise, the recipe can be halved to serve a couple

How to make Mushroom Ravioli with French Onion Sauce

  1. In a large pan combine Daisy French onion, heavy cream, and parmesan, slowly bring to a simmer (approximately 4-6 minutes). Stir often. Do not boil.
  2. Meanwhile, cook the ravioli according to the package instructions in a large pot with salted water. Drain the ravioli.
  3. Gently stir the drained ravioli into the warm sauce to coat.
  4. If desired, season with salt and pepper to taste, and then garnish with fresh basil and additional parmesan cheese.