Cilantro Lime Dressing

Homemade dressings are easier to prepare than you might expect. Our creamy cilantro lime dressing takes less than 10 minutes to prepare from start to finish including cleanup.

Greek yogurt gives the dressing body, fresh cilantro, garlic, and lime the tangy taste.

Cilantro lime dressing in serving bowl.

Cilantro is an herb that people either love or hate. If you happen to hate cilantro this dressing just might make you change your mind.

How to make

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of chopped cilantro (about 12 sprigs)
  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt
  • 2 tbsps. lime juice
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/4 olive oil
  • 1 1/2 tbsp. white vinegar
  • 1 tsp. salt
Ingredients to make cilantro lime dressing.

Rinse the cilantro well and pat dry with a paper towel. Remove the stems from the cilantro and discard.

Fresh cilantro on cutting board.

Roughly chop the cilantro. You should have about 1 cup of loosely packed cilantro.

Chopped cilantro on cutting board.
Cilantro lime dressing ingredients in blender jar.

Uses

Cilantro sauce in serving bowl.
Mexican cilantro lime dressing in serving bowl.
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Cilantro Lime Dressing

Creamy cilantro lime dressing. Greek yogurt gives the dressing body, fresh cilantro, garlic, and lime the bright tangy taste.
Course Dressing, Sauce
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword Cilantro lime Dressing, Cilantro sauce
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Resting time 2 hours
Servings 4
Calories 139kcal
Author Andrés Carnalla

Equipment

  • Kitchen knife
  • Cutting board
  • Blender
  • Serving bowl

Ingredients

  • 1 cup chopped cilantro (about 12 sprigs) loosely packed
  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt
  • 2 tbsp. lime juice
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 1/2 tbsp. white vinegar
  • 1 tsp. salt

Instructions

  • Rinse the cilantro well and pat dry with paper towels.
  • Remove the stems and discard.
  • Roughly chop the cilantro.
  • Add all of the ingredients to your blender and blend for 1 minute.
  • Refrigerate and allow to rest for 2 hours before serving.

Notes

Substitutions
  • Apple cider vinegar for the white vinegar.
  • Plain unsweetened yogurt for the Greek yogurt.

Nutrition

Calories: 139kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 489mg | Potassium: 56mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 270IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 1mg

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1 comment… add one
  • Chuck

    Hi,
    I can imagine some uses for this dressing but there are no suggestions. There is a title bar for Uses but no text, just an image of the finished sauce in a bowl. How do you usually serve this?

    I am enjoying your journal.
    carlospeligroso

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