5 from 1 vote
Creamy avocado dressing
Prep Time
10 mins
 
Creamy avocado dressing is simple, fresh and healthy. It also makes a delicious and simple dip for vegetables or a wonderful topping for fish tacos.
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 people
Author: Michelle Barsness
Ingredients
Dressing:
  • 1 large Haas avocado
  • 1 juice of a lemon or lime
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup cilantro leaves chopped
  • 1 pinch sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tbsp sour cream
  • 1 small to medium sized garlic clove
Grilled chicken:
  • 2 large chicken breasts
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1/4 cup cilantro chopped
  • 2 tbsp lemon or lime
  • 1 pinch sea salt
  • 1 pinch freshly ground black pepper
Salad greens:
  • mixed baby greens amount to taste
  • 1 cucumber sliced to taste
  • 1 grated carrot
  • 5 mushrooms sliced to taste
  • 3 radishes sliced to taste
  • 2 scallions chopped
  • 2 tbsp cilantro chopped
  • corn tortilla chips broken to taste
Instructions
Dressing:
  1. Combine all the ingredients into a blender or food processor.

  2. Blend until smooth. Scrape down the sides of the blender or food processor. Pulse a couple more times. Add additional water one tablespoon at a time as necessary until you achieve your desired consistency.

Salad greens:
  1. Wash and prepare your salad greens. You can use any type of salad greens and veggies you prefer in the salad. Adjust amounts and quantities suggested above to your taste.

Grilled chicken:
  1. Use a zip lock bag or glass bowl. Combine the marinade ingredients, add the chicken and marinate it for at least an hour in the fridge while you prepare the dressing.
  2. Grill the chicken. Once cooked through, let it rest a few minutes before slicing. Serve along with the salad.

Recipe Notes

For vegan alternative, simply leave out the sour cream for the dressing. Use alternative source of protein to taste in the salad.

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