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Cilantro Salad Dressing

Creamy Cilantro Salad Dressing

Incredibly easy to make!

Course Appetizer, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Salad Dressing
Prep Time 7 minutes
(Plus time to chill before serving) 45 minutes
Total Time 7 minutes
Servings 2

Ingredients

  • 1 cup fresh cilantro sprigs (leaves and stems)
  • 1 clove garlic diced
  • 1 tablespoon roasted (and shelled) pepita (pumpkin) seeds
  • 3 dashes of salt or salt to taste
  • 3 dashes ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • ½ of a whole lime juiced
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • 3 tablespoons water decrease to 1 tablespoon if making this recipe as a dip or in place of mayonnaise on a burger or sandwich

Instructions

  1. In a food processor or blender, add the cilantro, garlic, pepita seeds, salt, pepper, olive oil, vinegar, juice from the lime, mayonnaise, and water.  Blend until smooth.

  2. Chill for at least 45 minutes and serve on a salad, as a veggie dip, or on a burger or sandwich.  (If serving as a veggie dip or on a burger or sandwich, decrease the amount of water to 1 tablespoon).

Recipe Notes

TIP

  1. If serving as a veggie dip or on a burger or sandwich, decrease the amount of water to 1 tablespoon.