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Packed with nutrition, this dressing is a delicious and creamy flavor-filled healthy dressing. This creamy avocado lime salad dressing is made with simple ingredients and comes together quickly in your food processor (or with an immersion blender).
I don’t know about you, but I’ve got avocados on my mind. In case you missed this avocado mango salsa, you should definitely try it. Or does this avocado “mayo” sound more like your style? Avocados as dessert? You betcha. If you love avocados like I do, this recipe is just for you.
I learned something new about avocados the other day. According to this list of avocado facts, avocados mature on the tree but ripen off the tree. So in nature, they fall off the tree and ripen on the ground. Some fruits don’t ripen after you pick them, but avocados only ripen after you pick them. It’s like God intended for us in the non-tropics to be able to experience the joy of avocados.
How to make Creamy Avocado Lime Dressing
This salad dressing is super easy to make. Throw all the ingredients in your food processor. Start with 1/2 cup of water. Turn on the food processor and add more water until it gets to your desired thickness. And there you have it. Easy peasy.
Tools that Make it Work
A food processor or immersion blender is definitely needed for this recipe. I prefer a food processor for this one because I can just turn it on and walk away instead of standing there holding the button on the immersion blender. I don’t know about you, but sometimes my hand cramps when I have to hold the immersion blender button down for a while. Maybe I just have weak fingers.
The food processor will give it a nice creamy texture. And if you don’t have a food processor…no time like the present! Check out the one I recommend on my recommended tools page.
How to Use This creamy avocado dressing
You can use this dressing in so many different ways. Dress your favorite salad or use it to flavor fish tacos, steak fajitas, or a burrito bowl. This recipe makes between 3/4 cup to 1 cup of dressing, depending on how thick you make it.
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Creamy Avocado Lime Dressing
A delicious dressing to use on salads, tacos, or any meal that needs a creamy lime kick.
- Prep Time: 5 minutes
- Total Time: 5 minutes
- Yield: 1 cup 1x
- Category: salad dressing, sauce
- Method: blended
- Cuisine: American, Mexican
- 1 medium ripe avocado
- 1 handful cilantro (stems and leaves)
- 3–4 limes, juiced
- 1/2–3/4 cup water (depends on desired thickness)
- 1/4 tsp salt
- Put all the ingredients in the bowl of your food processor.
- Turn it on and blend until smooth, or about 30 seconds. Add more water if you want it thinner.
- Pour into a jar to store in your fridge, or use right away.
- You can use an immersion blender instead of a food processor if you’d rather.
Keywords: avocado, lime, cilantro, dressing