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This Creamy Cilantro Lime Dressing is begging to be on your next salad! Tangy, with a hint of heat from jalapeno, it will make your salad sing! Vegan-adaptable!

Creamy Cilantro Lime Dressing

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Description

This Creamy Cilantro Lime Dressing is begging to be on your next salad!  Creamy, tangy, with a hint of heat from jalapeno, it will make your salad sing! Vegan-adaptable.


Ingredients

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  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup lime juice, more to taste
  • 1/2 cup mayo (or use vegan mayo)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1/2 a jalapeno, sliced (more for more heat, or use less)
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar, agave, maple or honey, more to taste
  • 1/2 cup cilantro, packed (tender stems OK)

Instructions

  1. Place all ingredients except the cilantro in a blender, and blend until smooth. Feel free to add a tiny splash of water to get the motor going.
  2. Then add the cilantro, and blend until smooth, scraping down sides as necessary.
  3. Refrigerate until using.

Notes

The  Cilantro Lime dressing will keep up to 4 days in the fridge.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 2 tablespoons
  • Calories: 178
  • Sugar: 0.5 g
  • Sodium: 233.5 mg
  • Fat: 19.6 g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.9 g
  • Carbohydrates: 1.3 g
  • Fiber: 0.1 g
  • Protein: 0.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 5.8 mg