Saw a few recipes called for this dressing and that it wasn't posted on this site. Nice easy southwest dressing for salads. Used it on our last camping trip; it was quick and easy to prepare in our trailer.

bryan
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Stir yogurt, sour cream, ketchup, onion, lime juice, cilantro, cumin, chili powder, garlic powder, and salt together in a bowl with a whisk until smooth.

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  • Cover bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate until chilled, at least 10 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

23.1 calories; 1.5 g protein; 3.8 g carbohydrates; 2.2 mg cholesterol; 140 mg sodium. Full Nutrition

Reviews (13)

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
02/26/2016
2-24-2016 ~I never have plain yogurt around, Greek or otherwise, so I made this completely with sour cream. Other than that I prepared this right down the list of ingredients, exactly as written. I was encouraged at each addition, liking every ingredient in the mix. And then I tasted it... and was unimpressed. It tasted like a doctored up common burger sauce or Thousand Island dressing masquerading as a "Southwest" dressing, the sweetness of the ketchup very apparent and disagreeable. Moments after I tasted it I was already planning my review, indicating this sweetness and what I might do differently, perhaps using tomato sauce or tomato paste rather than ketchup to combat the sweetness and/or adding a little hot sauce. But by the time I used it on my salad (lettuce, slow cooked shredded chicken, sliced avocado, tomatoes, green onion, black olives and shredded Mexican-blend cheese), magic had happened! The flavors had indeed mellowed out and combined, resulting in a complex but balanced dressing with the initial sweetness gone. It was not only much improved, it was just right. In fact, this was spot on, and I just can't see messing around with it at all. DO include everything, including the cilantro, which gave this freshness and a tease of its flavor. The dressing just wouldn't be the same (meaning as GOOD) without it. Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
05/29/2018
I'm definitely in the minority here but I thought this was just OK and I let it sit a whole day before using. I thought it was a bit too thick as a dressing. The sweetness of the ketchup was more than I expected. Also I felt it needed more cilantro and something else--maybe some hot sauce or cayenne pepper. It was OK on my chicken taco salad but I kept thinking a little ranch dressing might make the salad tastier. Thanks anyway. Read More
13 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 10
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 5 stars
02/25/2016
2-24-2016 ~I never have plain yogurt around, Greek or otherwise, so I made this completely with sour cream. Other than that I prepared this right down the list of ingredients, exactly as written. I was encouraged at each addition, liking every ingredient in the mix. And then I tasted it... and was unimpressed. It tasted like a doctored up common burger sauce or Thousand Island dressing masquerading as a "Southwest" dressing, the sweetness of the ketchup very apparent and disagreeable. Moments after I tasted it I was already planning my review, indicating this sweetness and what I might do differently, perhaps using tomato sauce or tomato paste rather than ketchup to combat the sweetness and/or adding a little hot sauce. But by the time I used it on my salad (lettuce, slow cooked shredded chicken, sliced avocado, tomatoes, green onion, black olives and shredded Mexican-blend cheese), magic had happened! The flavors had indeed mellowed out and combined, resulting in a complex but balanced dressing with the initial sweetness gone. It was not only much improved, it was just right. In fact, this was spot on, and I just can't see messing around with it at all. DO include everything, including the cilantro, which gave this freshness and a tease of its flavor. The dressing just wouldn't be the same (meaning as GOOD) without it. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/03/2015
I often wonder how something so simple can taste so incredibly good. I tasted this as a dip and quickly decided that we are having taco salads for dinner tonight with this as a dressing. This would go well on bugers chops or anything else you can think of. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
05/04/2015
I came on-line to look for a Southwestern Style Salad Dressing. This worked out very well. After storing in the refrigerator for the flavors to meld I may find a dash of hot sauce in order but this is very good dressing! Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
03/21/2017
This dressing was very good and super easy to make. I did add more garlic and some additional spices to kick it up a notch. The best advice I can say is let it sit in the frig for a good 24 hours. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
12/06/2015
It was good. The cilantro was unnecessary to me in my opinion. This was a quick easy and healthy dressing to make. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
02/11/2016
This was easy to make with ingredients I had in house. I don't like cilantro so I skipped it. I'll definitely make this again. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
05/28/2018
This is a simple Delicious recipe. I made it for a Fajita salad. Very refreshing on a 100 degree day. Thanks Read More
Rating: 5 stars
06/24/2016
The whole family LOVED this! Easy and very tasty- even better after sitting for several hours. Was out of sour cream so used all yogurt. Nice and tangy- mmmmmmmmmmm! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
06/13/2017
Phenomenal sauce I didn't use yogurt but all sour cream and I added a bit of Cajun seasoning to it. Read More
Rating: 3 stars
05/29/2018
I'm definitely in the minority here but I thought this was just OK and I let it sit a whole day before using. I thought it was a bit too thick as a dressing. The sweetness of the ketchup was more than I expected. Also I felt it needed more cilantro and something else--maybe some hot sauce or cayenne pepper. It was OK on my chicken taco salad but I kept thinking a little ranch dressing might make the salad tastier. Thanks anyway. Read More