subscribe to new posts: via email via rss

Avocado Dressing

This deliciously creamy avocado dressing is perfect to drizzle on all your salads, macro bowls and nourish bowls. And it’s so easy to make!

A creamy avocado dressing that's perfect for all your healthy salad recipes.

I put avocados on my salads 95% of the time. The healthy fats of the avocados increase the nutrient absorption from all the greens. So it’s great from a nutrition standpoint. But let’s be honest, I also do it because avocados just taste darn good.

But sometimes I’ll be in the mood for an avocado dressing rather than eating slices or chunks of avocado on my salad. And if you’ve got a mini food processor or Vitamix’s 8-oz Containers for your blender, this recipe couldn’t be easier to whip up. And bonus, the avocado dressing magically covers each piece of your salad with a little avocado goodness.

MY LATEST VIDEOS

A creamy avocado dressing that's perfect for all your healthy salad recipes.

A creamy avocado dressing that's perfect for all your healthy salad recipes.

What Ingredients are in Avocado Dressing?

My avocado dressing includes avocados, olive oil, water, cilantro (or other herbs), lime juice, garlic, salt and pepper. It’s similar in flavor to guacamole, but is more pourable and can be drizzled on salads, macro bowls or nourish bowls.

How do you Make Avocado Dressing?

To make the avocado dressing add all of the ingredients to a food processor (a small mini processor is best) or to the 8-oz Containers if you have a Vitamix blender. Then, pulse or blend until you have a nice, creamy consistency. That’s it! If you’d like to make your dressing thinner, just add a little more water. Enjoy!

More Avocado Recipes to Enjoy

A creamy avocado dressing that's perfect for all your healthy salad recipes.

WATCH THIS QUICK VIDEO OF MY AVOCADO DRESSING RECIPE:

And subscribe to my YouTube Channel for weekly cooking videos!

Did you make this recipe?

Avocado Dressing

This deliciously creamy avocado dressing is perfect for all your salads and macro bowls. Watch how I make it with my Vitamix in the video above!

Ingredients

  • 1/2 large avocado
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup water (or more for thinner consistency)
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, basil or parsley
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • salt and pepper, to taste

Directions

  1. Add all of the ingredients to a food processor or to the 8-oz Vitamix Blending Bowls (as shown in video above). Blend until creamy and feel free to add more water for a thinner consistency.

Lisa's Tips

Nutrition Information

Yield: 1 cup, Serving Size: 2 tbsp

  • Amount Per Serving:
  • Calories: 75.9
  • Total Fat: 8.1g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.1g
  • Sodium: 1.2mg
  • Carbohydrates: 1.3g
  • Fiber: 0.6g
  • Sugar: 0.1g
  • Protein: 0.2g
All images and text ©Lisa Bryan for Downshiftology

Did you make this recipe? I'd love to see!

Tag @downshiftology on Instagram and hashtag it #downshiftology.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

4 comments on “Avocado Dressing”

  1. How much oil tbs,tsp,cup ?

  2. This sounds so delicious! My husband loves avocado (I’m not a superfan) so this would be great to have onhand for him and his salads.