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Zesty Avocado-Cilantro-Buttermilk Dressing

Rated as 4.93 out of 5 Stars

"Buttermilk blended with avocado, cilantro, lime juice, and jalapeno pepper makes a flavorful creamy salad dressing in mere minutes."
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10 m servings 18
Original recipe yields 24 servings (3 cups)


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  1. Blend avocado, buttermilk, cilantro, jalapeno pepper, lime juice, scallion, garlic, sea salt, black pepper, and cumin in a blender until smooth.


  • Cook's Note:
  • Leave jalapeno pepper seeds in for a spicier dressing.
  • For a thinner dressing add more buttermilk; for a thicker dip use less.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 18 calories; 1.3 1.6 0.5 < 1 46 Full nutrition

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This is a very good dressing that uses healthy fats. I tasted the dressing before adding the cumin, and loved it, but did not care for the cumin after adding it. I think it's a 4 1/2 with the ...

Absolutely delicious blend of all flavors I love! I dipped every vegetable I had in house and when I ran out of veggies I couldn't help but eat a couple spoonfuls on its own. I used skim milk mi...

Delicious! The kids and I have been dipping everything in it, lol...Keeper! Thanks for sharing. :)

This was a fantastic salad dressing. When I went to get my avocado, it had gone bad, so I substituted mayonnaise. We all loved it. I can just imagine how much better it would be with the avoc...

I didn't have lime juice so I used lemon juice. Also just threw in a few spoonfuls of sour cream and a bit of mayo, no cumin. I'm sure it would be delicious without the additions. I love it!

Great as a salad dressing, a dip, or a sandwich spread! I thinned mine a bit with Grapeseed oil, but otherwise stayed with the recipe.

This is a delicious and versatile dressing/sauce. I used it on chalupas and also on salads. The directions said to use a blender, but I used a small food processor instead, which I think works...

I love this so much! I want it all for myself!

I took out the jalapeno pepper, the cilantro and the cumin. I don't like spicy things much. It was the best dip I have made using avocado.