Sunday, June 3, 2012

Arbys Imposter Red Ranch recipe

Arbys Imposter


so easy.....

1 C ketchup
1/4 tsp garlic powder
1/4 tsp onion powder
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
1/2 C sugar
1/2 C apple cider (or red wine) Vinegar
mix together in a small saucepan stirring frequently. cook on med heat for 10 min or mix in microwave safe bowl and heat for 3 min. stirring at each min.
let it cool for a min then put it on your Roast Beef or whatever you like.

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  1. sounds easy to make, I have never heard of onion powder before, maybe its called something different in Australia, I will look it up :)

  2. It's just like garlic powder but if Its hard to find suppose I'd substitue 1 tablespoon of onion carmelized and killed by a food processer=)

  3. Thanks, it's the sauce used on the 'Super' right? That's what I'm looking for. It's not on their menu anymore, but they always make it for me. Is there a similar product you can just buy at the store?

  4. I find catalina dressing to be very close

  5. I love the red ranch sauce and was going to give up finding a recipe and Voila! Thanks so much. Until now I used Catalina salad dressing.

  6. How important is the vinegar in this recipe? Would it mess up the flavor to omit it? Also, how close is this to the authentic sauce used on beef n cheese sandwiches? Is it the same level of sweetness and basic flavor?

    1. Not even close by my tastes, it's just a sweeter more vinegar ketchup from this recipe. Catali a salad dressing is the closest I've come to red ranch, I miss running an Arby's solely for that red ranch, it was good on everything.

    2. T. Marzettis salad dressing in the produce section had one called honey ranch that was 99% like Arby's red ranch. Kens salad dressing has oNE called country french that's about 80% close.

  7. Fran, did you mean Honey French? That's the only one I've been able to find. Catalina just seems to be missing something for me. Too one note.

    1. I fully agree that Catalina is missing something. But out of everything I've tried it's the closest to the flavour. When you put it on a roast beef sandwich you don't notice it's not quite right as much as other imposters. Though if you use the red ranch for other things, you certainly notice it. I love the red ranch with their mozzas sticks, onion petals and on their cordon Bleu sandwich. Work there long enough and you have to change things up every now and then.

      I'm actually at the point I may just contact my old boss and see if he'd let me order a bag or two of it, might be the only true way to get it