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Vegan Creamy Southwest Dressing

Rated as 4.86 out of 5 Stars

"I adore Newman's Own® Southwest salad dressing from McDonald's®. Sadly it's not available at any stores (that I can find). Play around to make it taste as you remember it. Enjoy!"
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10 m servings 74
Original recipe yields 16 servings (1 cup dressing)


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  1. Blend vegan mayonnaise, water, agave nectar, vinegar, chili powder, garlic powder, onion powder, cumin, lime juice, and cayenne pepper in a blender until smooth. Keep refrigerated in an airtight container for 5 to 7 days.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 74 calories; 6.8 3.8 0.1 0 53 Full nutrition

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Fabulous recipe! In place of the vegan mayo I added a pureed avocado and a large spoonful of plain greek yogurt and extra water to thin. It was fabulous, low cal for a dressing and super healthy...

Was sooo excited to find a recipe for this!! I tweaked the recipe for what I had at home. 1/2 mayo and 1/2 plain greek yogurt instead of vegan yogurt, honey instead of agave nectar, regular whit...

My family loved this! We are not vegan so we used regular mayo, and put it on a chicken salad. We liked it so well that we did another salad with steak. A yummy dressing for any summer salad.

Amazing. My boyfriend is in LOVE with it and can't stop raving. Made me look like a champ. I served it with organic brown rice and a southwest salad... We are vegan and it is a new staple! The s...

YUM! I made this with vegan low fat mayo and it was amazing! Put it on a salad of romain, corn (fresh or even frozen), black beans (canned) and top with a few tortilla chips. Amazing and guilt...

This dressing is absolutely delicious! I used it on a gluten free pasta salad. I want to put it on everything! We’re not vegan, so I used regular mayo.

added this to a nice vegan salad and worked out great. Thanks!

Will make it again. Substituted maple syrup for agave, and white wine vinegar for Apple cider vinegar

Very Good - I mixed this dressing into a Southwest type salad adding crushed tortilla chips just before serving. I topped salad with grilled Fajita Chicken. It was delicious!