Be sure to include the cilantro stems when blending the sauce; they have even more flavor than the leaves. Spoon this cool, creamy sauce over pan-grilled chicken or tacos. You can also thin with a little water and use as a salad dressing, or thicken it with a little more yogurt or avocado for a vegetable dip.

Brierley Horton
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Recipe Summary

Serves 4 (serving size: 2 tbsp.)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Place small garlic clove in a mini food processor; pulse until minced, about 5 times. Add plain 2% reduced-fat Greek yogurt, cilantro leaves and stems, water, fresh lime juice (from 1 lime), kosher salt, and avocado; process until smooth, about 30 seconds.


Nutrition Facts

54 calories; fat 4g; saturated fat 1g; protein 2g; carbohydrates 3g; fiber 2g; sugars 1g; sodium 148mg.