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Creamy avocado dressing

2-minute Creamy Avocado Dressing with Quick Garden Salad

Enjoy this healthy and creamy avocado dressing with tacos, salads, burgers and even with chips. This is super easy and super healthy, and just takes two minutes of your time!
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Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 2 minutes
Total Time: 7 minutes
Servings: 10
Calories: 52kcal

Ingredients

Creamy Avo Dressing

  • 1 Avocado(pulp only) (hash variety)
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves
  • 1 tbsp EVOO(extra virgin olive oil)
  • 1 green chili pepper
  • 1-2 tbsp lime juice
  • 1/2 cup Full-fat Greek style yogurt (or Unflavored vegan yogurt such as coconut or soy yogurt)
  • salt and pepper to taste

Garden Green Salad

  • 1/2 cup Mixed greens
  • 1 cup iceberg lettuce (chopped)
  • 1/4 cup carrot (julienne)
  • 1/4 cup tomatoes (diced or sliced)
  • 2 tbsp walnuts (unsalted and toasted)
  • 4 tbsp Avo dressing
  • 1/4 cup green beans (steamed or blanched)

Instructions

  • In a blender, add all the ingredients for the dressing.
  • Blend well to make it smooth and creamy.
  • Taste and adjust salt and pepper if needed.
  • Take all the salad ingredients in a bowl and add the dressing.
  • Toss well and top with toasted walnuts before serving. (This recipe serves two to four)

Notes

  • This dressing can be stored for three days in refrigerator without turning dark.
  • You can replace mint with cilantro for a different flavor, and it works wonderfully too.
  • Add more veggies such as snap peas, edamame, red onion, and baby spinach to this salad.
  • Enjoy some grilled veggies with this dressing or create a grilled veggie salad.
  • Grill zucchini, red bell pepper and broccoli or cauliflower for the salad.
  • You can also add a cooked grain and protein of your choice to create your own salad bowl.

Nutrition

Calories: 52kcal