Avocado Cilantro-Lime Dressing Recipe

I’ve been meaning to share the simple Avocado Cilantro-Lime Dressing recipe I used for the Southwestern Cobb Salad for over a year now!  And then I meant to post it for St. Patty’s day {hello, green!?}, but the day got away from me!
Holy smokes how time flies…
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I have to tell you that we use this for more than just salad dressing.  It’s great on steaks, chicken, salmon or any protein or salad that you need to add the fresh bite of lime flavor to.
Just grab your food processor, wash and trim your cilantro and juice your limes.  Throw these into the food processor with smashed garlic, white wine vinegar, honey, salt and pepper and start that baby up.  As it’s churning, drizzle in your olive oil and water.  Check consistency and flavor and add water or vinegar to desired consistency and taste.
Not all avocados blend the same and not all limes are as juicy as each other.  Adjust consistency and water to your liking.  Make this yours!
And try not to eat it by the spoonful.  Seriously.  Just a warning…
Simple Avocado Cilantro-Lime Dressing Recipe
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A simple dairy-free, gluten-free, paleo dressing to jazz up any grilled protein or salad. Use it with my Southwestern Cobb Salad ~ perfect combination of flavors!
: Condiment
Serves: 12 oz
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 bunch of cilantro, washed with larger stems removed
  • 2 cloves garlic, smashed
  • 2 limes, juiced
  • up to ¼ cup olive oil
  • 2-4 tablespoons raw honey, or more for a sweeter dressing (depending on how sour your limes are, or how sweet your tooth is)
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • Water, depending on desired consistency ~ you may not need any at all, you may need about 1-4 tablespoons (roughly ¼ cup).
  • kosher or sea salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste (about ½ - 1 teaspoon each)
  1. Throw all ingredients, except olive oil, into a food processor and pulse until combined. Drizzle in olive oil slowly to emulsify. Check the flavor and add water, olive oil and honey to consistency and sweetness desired.