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Cilantro Salad Dressing Recipe

Cilantro Salad Dressing Recipe

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. YIELD: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


  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

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

Reviews for Cilantro Salad Dressing

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rtie 227523
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!,"

middjett 223554
Reviewed Mar. 25, 2015

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

decar48 66842
Reviewed Aug. 20, 2013

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

PZsiray 55209
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."

Sandyfj 25113
Reviewed Jun. 27, 2013

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

dilounge 35188
Reviewed May. 26, 2013

"We enjoyed this a few weeks ago, the Great addition to homemade is my pepper sauce for steak instead of the hot pepper sauce!! This turned out to be a pleasant surprise... A perfect side for potatoes and grilled veggies salads."

parksville 203226
Reviewed May. 3, 2009

"I found this recipe to be very tasteless. Will not use again.

Trish D."

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