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Creamy Avocado Dressing

This avocado dressing is deliciously creamy, easy to make, and healthy! With yogurt, olive oil, a bit of cilantro or other herbs, a little garlic, and a squeeze of lime, this salad dressing is super versatile, perfect to have in the fridge at all times for an instant salad upgrade!
Course Condiment
Cuisine American
Keyword healthy fats, low carb, salad dressing
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 105kcal

Equipment

  • Food processor or blender

Ingredients

  • 1 avocado halved, peeled, pit removed
  • ¼ cup plain yogurt see Notes
  • ¼ cup olive oil or other neutral oil
  • ¼ cup water plus more if needed
  • ¼ cup cilantro leaves or basil or parsley leaves
  • squeeze of lime if using cilantro, ½-1 teaspoon vinegar if using other herbs
  • 1-2 cloves garlic minced
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Add all ingredients to food processor or blender.
    ingredients for avocado dressing in a food processor bowl
  • Process until smooth. For thinner consistency, add more water in 1 teaspoon increments, processing after each addition. Serve immediately or transfer to airtight container and refrigerate until chilled.
    Avocado dressing in food processor

Notes

  • Make it Paleo/Dairy Free/Vegan: Use unsweetened, dairy-free yogurt.
 
Recipe yields approximately 8 servings. Actual number of servings will depend on your preferred portion sizes. Nutritional values shown are general guidelines and reflect information for 1 serving out of 8 using the ingredients listed. Actual macros may vary slightly depending on specific brands and types of ingredients used.
To determine the weight of one serving, prepare the recipe as instructed. Weigh the finished recipe, then divide the weight of the finished recipe (not including the weight of the container the food is in) by 8. Result will be the weight of one serving.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 105kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 151mg | Potassium: 139mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 78IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 1mg | Net Carbs: 1g