Avocado Cilantro Lime Dressing

Creamy and tangy avocado cilantro lime dressing perfect for your favorite salad! Bursting with flavor, this simple dressing is a fan favorite and blends up in under 5 minutes.

Prep: 5Total: 5 minutes
Servings: 6 servings 1x


  • 1 cup fresh cilantro leaves
  • ½ avocado
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup water
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 clove garlic
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • ½ jalapeño pepper, seeded (optional for kick)


  1. Blend: Place the fresh cilantro, avocado, olive oil, lime juice, honey, garlic, sea salt, and jalapeno in a blender or food processor. Blend until smooth and creamy, scraping down the sides as needed.
  2. Thin: Add the ¼ cup water and blend until creamy and pourable. Add more water if necessary.
  3. Store: Store in the refrigerator in an airtight container for up to a week. Enjoy!


  • This recipe makes about 3/4 cup dressing.
  • Want to try a more tangy variation? Swap the ½ avocado for ¼ cup greek yogurt. 
  • You can also make an avocado cilantro lime dip for veggies or crackers! Just skip adding the ¼ water.
  • Don’t have honey on hand? Use maple syrup instead.
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