Avocado Salad Dressing

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 5 min.


2 cups

Updated: Apr. 22, 2022
Buttermilk and plain yogurt create the base for this thick avocado salad dressing, which gets its color from avocado and parsley. The mild mixture is refreshing when dolloped over a tossed green salad. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
Avocado Salad Dressing Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup fat-free plain yogurt
  • 1 medium ripe avocado, peeled and sliced
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • Salad greens and vegetables of your choice


  1. Combine the first 9 ingredients in. a food processor; cover and process until smooth. Serve over salad. Store in the refrigerator.

Avocado Salad Dressing Tips

What kind of lettuce is avocado salad dressing good with?

Hearty lettuce like romaine and spring greens go good with this slightly thick avocado salad dressing. Try it with guacamole tossed salad, romaine-strawberry salad or chef’s salad.

How long does homemade avocado salad dressing last?

Homemade avocado salad dressing will last for up to 5 days when stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

Will the avocado go brown in a salad?

Avocado will naturally turn brown when it’s exposed to air. If you’re nervous about the dressing turning brown, add a splash of fresh squeezed lime juice. Research contributed by Sarah Fischer, Taste of Home Culinary Assistant

Nutrition Facts

2 tablespoons: 25 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 1mg cholesterol, 109mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.