Avocado Greek Yogurt Ranch Dressing

06.08.2015

I made this dressing to go with this Mexican Grilled Salmon Salad but use it for all your favorite salads! It’s deliciously creamy, healthy and totally delicious! For a cilantro-lime version, swap out all of the herbs listed for 1/3 cup cilantro (no need to chop first. I just chopped those listed in this recipe for easier measuring) and 2 green onions, chopped into thirds.

Avocado Greek Yogurt Ranch Dressing | Cooking Classy

For the Mexican Grilled Salmon Salad see link here.

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Avocado Greek Yogurt Ranch Dressing

5 from 1 vote

A deliciously flavorful creamy ranch dressing. Made with Greek yogurt and avocado instead of fat and calorie heavy mayonnaise.

Course: Dressing
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Avocado Ranch, Ranch Dressing
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 5
Author: Jaclyn

Ingredients

  • 1 cup plain fat free or low-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1 medium avocado , peeled and cored
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2 Tbsp chopped fresh parsley (or 2 tsp dried)
  • 1 - 2 tsp chopped fresh dill , to taste (or 1/2 tsp dried)
  • 2 tsp chopped fresh chives (or 3/4 tsp dried)
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper , to taste
  • Up to 6 Tbsp milk , as needed (for a slightly richer dressing sub 2 Tbsp olive oil for some of the milk)

Instructions

  1. Add all dressing ingredients except for milk to a food processor. Pulse until well blended then add in milk 1 Tbsp at a time to reach desired thickness. Store in refrigerator in an airtight container.
  2. Recipe source: Cooking Classy

32 comments

  • Laura: How would you recommend making this dairy free? Thank you :) July 9, 2018 at 8:07am Reply

    • Jaclyn: I’d maybe use some vegan mayo and dairy free yogurt. July 9, 2018 at 8:48pm Reply

  • Angela: I love this dressing. And my husband, who does not like avacados, loves it too. It makes a great topping for the grilled salmon in the salad recipe. November 20, 2017 at 7:40pm Reply

    • Jaclyn: Glad you both liked it Angela! Thanks for your review! November 20, 2017 at 11:31pm Reply

  • Kerrie Crewe: I doubled the avocado, used about 2/3 cup Greek yoghurt and enough milk to make it the runnier consistence I needed and I LOVED it! I made a chopped salad from whatever we had in the crisper, which included red and green cabbages, wombok, carrots, onion and mushroom and then just added the dressing. I kept coming back for more! Yum???????? July 16, 2017 at 12:41pm Reply

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