Our creamy green avocado cilantro dressing is perfect for dressing up cooked vegetables, salads, beans and tacos. For example you can take your roasted vegetables like our Chili Roasted Carrots to a whole new level. Simply drissel this dressing all over them.
Our recipe for avocado cilantro dressing turns a handful of fresh ingredients into a tasty blend of creamy fresh dressing in minutes. Because we combine fresh cilantro leaves, avocado, lemon juice, salt, cumin, water and olive oil into a great tasting green salad dressing. In addition, try it on our spicy-sweet roasted carrots.
It's easy being green with our new Avocado-Cilantro Dressing
Green dressings had their heyday in the 1970s. For instance, the Green Goddess Dressing featured in NY and LA eateries. This dressing was made from a blend of fresh parsley, chives, other herbs, sour cream and mayonnaise.
Our green dressings are full of flavor and nutrients because we use fresh herbs and heart healthy fats such avocado and olive oil.
How To Make Avocado-Cilantro Dressing
All you need is five minutes, a bunch of fresh ingredients and this heavenly green dressing will be ready for you to enjoy. Since the avocado gives a true creamy texture there is not need for mayonnaise or sour cream. In addition, it makes this green dressing vegan and gluten-free. It's quick and easy to make and will add a lot of flavor to your salads, roasted veggies and tacos.
Other Green Sauces for Roasted Vegetables and beyond...
You may want to try one of our other delicious green sauces like: Avocado Crema, and piquant Cilantro Sauce (paired with yummy Stuffed Poblano Peppers). Or try Avocado Tahini Cream (perfect with veggie burgers) and roasted carrots, potatoes, and other veggies. Also try Spicy Yemenite Schug, which will spice up your homemade hummus or corn salad, and our Argentinian Chimichurri Sauce. And don't forget about our classic Pesto Sauce.
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Our creamy green avocado cilantro dressing is perfect for dressing up cooked vegetables, salads, beans and tacos and takes roasted vegetables like our Chili Roasted Carrots to a whole new level.
- 2 cups packed cilantro leaves
- 1 large Hass avocado
- 4 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon or lime juice
- ½ tsp salt
- ½ tsp ground cumin
- ¼-½ cup water
- 1 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
- Cut avocado in half, carefully remove the pit and remove the skin
- Put avocado, cilantro, lemon or lime juice, salt, cumin, olive oil and ¼ cup water in a food processor or blender
- Blend until smooth and creamy. Add more water to achieve desired consistency.
- Store in a container in the fridge