Cilantro Salad Dressing Recipe
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Cilantro Salad Dressing Recipe

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Use this zippy dressing over greens or hot or cold boiled potatoes. You'll love it! —Sara Laber, Shelburne, Vermont
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup fat-free mayonnaise
  • 1/8 teaspoon sugar
  • 3 drops hot pepper sauce
  • Salad greens and vegetables of your choice

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoon: 18 calories, trace fat (0g saturated fat), 1mg cholesterol, 124mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 0g fiber), 1g protein


  1. In a food processor or blender, place cilantro, buttermilk, mayonnaise, sugar and hot pepper sauce; cover and process until smooth. Serve over greens and vegetables. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: about 1/2 cup.
Originally published as Cilantro Salad Dressing in Taste of Home August/September 1999, p16

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Reviewed Jun. 6, 2015

"You have to be a big fan of cilantro, I cut back on the mayo more bmilk added fresh garlic, use it on all my Mexican dishes like fresh crema my family loves it!,"

Reviewed Mar. 25, 2015

"We did not care for this at all. Even tried doctoring it up and still it was ewww."

Reviewed Aug. 20, 2013

"Needed more cilantro and much more hot sauce for our tastes. It was very bland before I doctored it up."

Reviewed Jul. 24, 2013

"Made this to go over taco salad and it was a hit.

I have been freezing (per ToH suggestion) cilantro and will try this dressing with the frozen cilantro.
This I'd definitely making a return appearance on our table."

Reviewed Jun. 27, 2013

"I used ff mircle whip and added garlic. It was very good. But you have to like Cilantro."

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