Avocado Ranch Dressing

This recipe has the flavor of traditional ranch dressing but is extra smooth and creamy, thanks to the avocado. Making dressing at home[ is a great alternative to store-bought because you know exactly what's inside. Dip crunchy veggies into the dressing for an easy afternoon snack.]

Total Time:
45 min
Prep:
15 min
Inactive:
30 min

Yield:
2 cups
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • One 8-ounce avocado, halved, pitted and peeled
  • 1 1/4 cups low-fat buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon white wine vinegar
  • 3 scallions, whites and light greens chopped
  • 1/2 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup loosely packed chopped fresh chives
  • 1/4 cup loosely packed fresh dill leaves
  • 1/4 cup loosely packed fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • Fine salt and freshly ground black pepper
Directions
  • Process the avocado, buttermilk, vinegar, scallions, garlic, chives, dill and parsley in a blender until smooth. Season with 1/2 teaspoon fine salt and a few grinds of pepper. Transfer to a medium bowl, cover with plastic wrap so that it sits directly on the dressing and refrigerate for 30 minutes up to 1 day before using.

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