Creamy Cucumber-Avocado Salad Dressing

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

More From Sunset

Recipe Time

Prep Time:

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 75
  • Calories from fat: 80%
  • Protein: 0.8g
  • Fat: 6.8g
  • Saturated fat: 0.9g
  • Carbohydrate: 3.9g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Sodium: 288mg
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg


  • 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


  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.
My Notes

Only you will be able to view, print, and edit this note.

Add Note

Creamy Cucumber-Avocado Salad Dressing Recipe at a Glance
  1. Enter at least one ingredient

Do you love cookies?

Cookie Countdown
We do too! Get your favorite holiday cookies delivered to your inbox.(Nov.-Dec.)
We Respect Your Privacy. Privacy Policy