California Avocado and fresh basil blend to make this a flavorful, beautiful green dressing that’s perfect for green salads and delicious on cooked veggies. No dairy is needed to create its creamy texture and it comes together in minutes using a blender or food processor.
Creamy California Avocado and Basil Dressing
Total Time: 5 min
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Vitamin A 7 mcg; Vitamin C 11 mg; Calcium 11 mg; Iron 0 mg; Vitamin D 0 mcg; Folate 54 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.08 g
% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 0%; Vitamin C 10%; Calcium 0%; Iron 0 %; Vitamin D 0%
Ingredients1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 1 tsp. minced fresh garlic or equivalent garlic paste 1/8 tsp. sea salt, or to taste 8 basil leaves, chiffonade cut, or more to taste 1 ripe, Fresh California Avocado, seeded, peeled and quartered fresh cracked black pepper, optional, to taste
- In a blender or food processor combine all the ingredients, mix until smooth and creamy.
Serving Suggestion: Spoon over salad greens, chicken or fish.
Beverage Pairing: Sauvignon Blanc.
*Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.
As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados