Zesty Avocado Cilantro Buttermilk Dressing

This is good stuff! Creamy avocado dressing with a little zing from the jalapeño pepper.

Make a boring grilled chicken salad exciting, use it over greens, on a sandwich, and it even makes a great dip if you use a little less buttermilk! This keeps refrigerated a few days without turning brown. Low-carb, gluten-free, egg-free, vegetarian and delicious!

 

Zesty Avocado Cilantro Buttermilk Dressing

This is good stuff! Creamy avocado dressing with a little zing from the jalapeño pepper.

Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup low-fat buttermilk
  • 1 small jalapeno, seeds removed, leave them in if you want it spicy
  • 1/4 cup of fresh cilantro
  • 1 medium haas avocado
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2 tbsp chopped scallion
  • juice of 1 lime
  • 1/8 tsp cumin
  • 1/4 tsp fresh ground pepper
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt

Directions:

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.
  2. For a thinner dressing add more buttermilk, for a thicker dip use less.

Nutrition Information

Yield: 6 servings, Serving Size: 3 1/2 Tablespoons

  • Amount Per Serving:
  • Smart Points: 2
  • Points +: 2
  • Calories: 50
  • Total Fat: 3g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.6g
  • Cholesterol: 1mg
  • Sodium: 128mg
  • Carbohydrates: 5g
  • Fiber: 1.5g
  • Sugar: 2g
  • Protein: 2g