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Avocado Ranch Dressing

Photo: Alison Miksch; Styling: Buffy Hargett Miller

Hands-on time 20 mins
Total time 20 mins
Yield

Makes about 21/2 cups

Ingredients

  • 1 ripe mashed avocado
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1 small garlic clove, pressed
  • 2 tablespoons plus 1/4 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 2 tablespoons minced jalapeño pepper
  • 2 tablespoons minced shallot
  • 4 teaspoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh chives
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon whole grain Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

How to Make It

  1. Combine all ingredients in a 1-qt. glass jar with a tight-fitting lid. Cover and shake vigorously to blend. Chill 30 minutes. Refrigerate in covered jar up to 1 week. Shake well before serving.