Creamy Cucumber-Avocado Salad Dressing

Creamy Cucumber-Avocado Salad Dressing Recipe
Photo: Annabelle Breakey; Styling: Randy Mon
This refreshing dressing is based on lots of fresh vegetables rather than the usual oil or sour cream.

Yield:

Makes 2 cups

Recipe from

Sunset

Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 75
Caloriesfromfat 80 %
Protein 0.8 g
Fat 6.8 g
Satfat 0.9 g
Carbohydrate 3.9 g
Fiber 2 g
Sodium 288 mg
Cholesterol 0.0 mg

Ingredients

2 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 English cucumber
1 avocado, peeled and pitted
1 cup baby spinach
1/2 cup fresh mint leaves
2 spring onions* or green onions
Fresh juice of 1 lemon
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground white or black pepper
1 teaspoon sea salt

Preparation

Purée all ingredients with 3/4 cup water in a food processor until smooth.

*Spot spring onions' plump bulbs in the produce aisle next to their skinnier green onion relatives.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per 1/4-cup serving.

Note:

Rose Ann Koffler, Salinas, CA,

May 2010
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