Thursday, March 1, 2012

Creamy Avocado Ranch Dressing/Dip


There's been a few Avocados in the fridge for quite a while and I wanted to make a healthier salad dressing with them but kept pushing it off. I finally decided I'd better get it done before the avocados get yucky. I found what I was looking for here but adapted it to my taste. I ate it on my salad as a dressing and my hubby and I also used it as a fresh veggie dip with carrots, celery, and red peppers. It was delicious!

*I recently put together a dry mix for Ranch Dressing that I really like, and although I write these things down as I go, I somehow mislaid the paper. When I find it again I will let you know :)

½ Ripe Avocado, peeled
2 Tablespoons Sour Cream
1 Tablespoon Lemon Juice
2 teaspoons Olive Oil
¼ teaspoon Ranch Dressing Mix*
¼ teaspoon Cayenne Pepper
Sea Salt
Freshly Cracked Pepper

Place all ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth.

~Blessings~

16 comments:

  1. that sounds so good and a nice change from the typical dressings and dips! It's such a pretty color, too!

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    1. It WAS a nice change. I think it could be good on a sandwich of some kind? Gotta think about that for a while :)

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  2. Mmmm..this sounds like a great idea. We love avocado and ranch dressing...combined into a dip..wow!

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  3. Sounds fantastic! I love avacodos and have recently started making my own dressings , so Thanks for this !

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    1. I think I could live on Avocados!

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  4. I adore anything with avocados & this sounds perfectly wonderful! I look forward to you finding the ranch dressing recipe.

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  5. oh my goodness. i love avocado ranch. chili's has some yummy dip. i'll have to check out this recipe asap! i would love for you to add this to my new link party... spreading the love. please go check it out if you are interested!
    http://lovenotesbylauryn.blogspot.com/search/label/spread%20the%20love%20link%20party
    {love} lauryn @ love notes by lauryn

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  6. That sounds very yummy as i might have to try and make this

    find you on weekend blog hop x

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  7. Love it! It looks and sounds perfect.

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  8. Martha, this looks wonderful. I am going to try it. Always love a new dressing/dip especially with YUMMY avocado in it!

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  9. Yummm that sounds so good right now! Thanks for sharing.

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  10. That looks great, I have everything I need to make it, will try it this weekend!

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  11. I found you through the Weekend Blog Hop. I am going to try the Avocado Dip.

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  12. That looks so delicious! Found you via the Weekend Blog Hop.

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  13. This sounds really good. I'm pinning it to my board on Pinterest so I remember to make it later. :-D Thanks!

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