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Creamy Cilantro-Avocado Dressing

Creamy Cilantro-Avocado Dressing

Use this tangy, creamy cilantro-avocado dressing on a salad of romaine lettuce, grape tomatoes and black beans, with crumbled tortilla chips or toasted pine nuts on top.


  • ½ ripe avocado
  • ¾ cup packed fresh cilantro
  • ½ cup nonfat plain yogurt
  • 2 scallions, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, quartered
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • ½ teaspoon sugar
  • ½ teaspoon salt


  • Place avocado, cilantro, yogurt, scallions, garlic, lime juice, sugar and salt in a blender; blend until smooth.


  • Cover and refrigerate leftover dressing for up to 3 days.

AUTHOR EatingWell Test Kitchen
BRAND EatingWell

YIELD about 1 cup
ACTIVE TIME 10 minutes
TOTAL TIME 10 minutes


Per serving 16 Calories
Total Fat 1 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Mono Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 80 mg
Fiber 0 g
Protein 1 g
Potassium 61 mg
Added Sugars 0 g
Total Sugars 1 g
Calcium 18 mg
Folate 8 mcg
Carbohydrate Servings 0

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