Skip to main content New this month
Get the Allrecipes magazine

Vegan Creamy Southwest Dressing

Rated as 4.87 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!"
Added to shopping list. Go to shopping list.


10 m servings 74 cals
Original recipe yields 16 servings (1 cup dressing)


{{model.addEditText}} Print
  • Prep

  • Ready In

  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 g fat; 3.8 g carbohydrates; 0.1 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 53 mg sodium. Full nutrition

Similar recipes


Read all reviews 13
Most helpful
Most positive
Least positive

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.

I really like this. I pretty much double the spices then adjust the mayo and water to taste. I substitute sour cream for part of the mayo, again to taste. I use sugar instead of agave nectar ...

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...

Yum! I made a south western salad and everyone really liked it. My hubby had two bowls! Incentive to eat more veggies is always a win! Thanks for submitting!

I did add extra water because it was a little too thick for me but it was amazing! I was a little worried with the large amounts of seasoning it called for but it turned out to be PERFECT!

Great for burritos! but it was missing something, so i added a canned Pablano pepper in chipotle sauce! Perfect!