Need a side dish that packs a punch of flavor? Try this Ranch Cheese Bread Recipe that comes together in well under 30 minutes!
This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Hidden Valley Ranch. All opinions are 100% mine.
I have mentioned before, but I have been obsessed lately with cooking from my archives. There are so many recipes that I’ve forgotten about, or family favorites that I haven’t made for some time, simply because I’m busy making new recipes. It’s the downside of being a recipe hoarder and cookbook collector. But lately, I’ve caught a bug. A bug that has me searching through my archives several times a week, and adding those recipes to my meal plan.
One of those recipes that I rediscovered lately was a Cheesy Garlic Bread recipe that we absolutely love. But for some reason, that recipe got the wheels in my head turning. What could I do to change things up? Make it a little different?
The answer came to me easily. A Ranch Cheese Bread Recipe. I always have on hand several packets of Hidden Valley Ranch ranch dressing and dip seasoning, and I knew that by adding some of that seasoning, I could take this recipe to a whole new level.
But it gets even better. Hidden Valley has a new Greek Yogurt Dip Mix. Yep – it’s a new dip mix that can be mixed with Greek yogurt, and it delivers the same great flavor that we all love from Hidden Valley! So at this point, I’m thinking that I could not only add the great ranch flavor from the Hidden Valley Greek Yogurt Dip Mix, but I could cut a few calories by swapping the mayonnaise in the recipe for Greek yogurt. The Hidden Valley Greek Yogurt Dip’s formula gives you that same great ranch flavor, but with less fat, more protein, and less calories. Now, I’m not claiming this recipe is now healthy (haha) but it does cut back on the fat and calories considerably. It’s about making small choices, right?
The Hidden Valley Greek Yogurt Dip Mix can be found at Wal-Mart, along with all of Hidden Valley’s other great flavors. They seriously have the best selection at Wal-Mart. I may have picked up a few other flavors, as well. 🙂 Plus I loved that I could pick up all of my groceries at the same time, as well as picking up a few household items. One trip sure beats running all over town, especially with 3 kids in tow!!
This Ranch Cheese Bread Recipe is so super simple, yet packed with flavor. And did I mention addictive? And cheesy? This is the perfect side dish for any meal. I used colby-jack cheese, but you could easily sub in a different easy melting cheese. I’m thinking that mozzarella would be amazing!!
Since I know you want to make this recipe asap, it’s your lucky day because you can download a special Hidden Valley coupon for the mix. You can make up this recipe to serve alongside your dinner tonight, or you can get creative on your own and come up with your own recipe. Or hey – use it just as a dip – your veggies will thank you! I know that this dip mix will become a pantry staple for me!
- 2 cups shredded colby-jack cheese
- 1 cup plain Greek yogurt
- ½ cup butter, softened
- 1 package (0.74 oz) Hidden Valley Greek Yogurt Dips Mix
- 1 loaf (1 lb) French bread
- sliced green onions
- Preheat the oven to 350ºF.
- In a large bowl, combine the cheese, yogurt, butter and dip mix. Stir until completely combined.
- Cut the loaf of French bread in half horizontally. Place cut side up on a baking sheet, and spread half of the mixture evenly over the inside of each half of the bread.
- Bake in the center of oven for 10 minutes. Turn the oven to broil and move the rack about 6 inches from the top. Broil the bread until the edges are browned and the cheese is bubbly.
- Sprinkle the top of the bread with the green onions. Let it sit for a few minutes before slicing and serving.
More recipes using Ranch dressing or dip mix:
Slow Cooker Creamy Ranch Pork Chops and Potatoes
Southwestern Ranch Sausage and Cheese Breakfast Bread
Baked Chicken Bacon Ranch Taquitos