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Creamy Cucumber-Avocado Salad Dressing

Photo: Annabelle Breakey; Styling: Randy Mon
Prep time 15 mins
Yield Makes 2 cups
This refreshing dressing is based on lots of fresh vegetables rather than the usual oil or sour cream.

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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

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

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

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