I love putting this Avocado Cilantro Dressing on everything from veggies, to Buddha bowls, to taco salads. It’s easy to whip up considering you throw everything the food processor, give it a few zaps and you’re good to go!

avocado cilantro dressing in a glass jar

What Makes this Cilantro Avocado Dressing Recipe the Best

This Cilantro Avocado Dressing Recipe is the best because it’s quick and easy to make with ingredients that are found in your local store.

This dressing recipe isn’t just great on salads, it’s also an excellent dipping sauce for taquitos and makes a great taco sauce. It goes great on everything!

An Easy To Make Avocado Cilantro Lime Dressing

Avocado Cilantro Dressing Ingredients

  • avocados
  • cilantro
  • avocado oil
  • lime
  • garlic
  • salt
  • pepper
  • cumin
  • water
ingredients for avocado cilantro dressing

How To Make Avocado Cilantro Salad Dressing

It’s just a few simple steps.

  1. You’ll take all of your ingredients and add them to the food processor.
  2. Pulse until smooth.
  3. Slowly add in the water until it’s your desired consistency.
ingredients for avocado cilantro dressing in food processor
avocado and cilantro in food processor

Cilantro Avocado Dressing Recipe Tips and FAQs

  • I like to use closer to 1/2 cup of water in my dressing because I like my dressing runny.
  • If you’d like a creamier version, you can add in heavy cream instead of water.
  • This recipe can still work even if your avocado isn’t quite perfectly ripe.
  • I sometimes add some extra cumin and a touch of chili powder for some spice.
  • This will keep in the fridge for about 5 days.
What Can I Serve With Cilantro Avocado Dressing?

You can serve salad, burrito bowls, taquitos, tacos, or pour it over enchiladas.

Is Avocado Cilantro Lime Dressing Vegan?

Yes, this avocado cilantro lime dressing is vegan.

avocado cilantro dressing in food processor

Can this Avocado Cilantro Dressing be made in advance?

Yes! You can make this about 5 days in advance. I actually prefer the flavor after it’s been in the fridge for a day. The flavors combine and it gets yummier.

avocado cilantro dressing in a glass jar

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Avocado Cilantro Lime Dressing

By: Sweetly Splendid
5 from 4 votes
Prep 5 minutes
Total 5 minutes
Servings: 12 tablespoons



  • In a food processor combine all the ingredients except the water. Pulse until smooth. Add water in gradually until it is the consistency you prefer. That’s all!



Serving: 1tablespoon, Calories: 68kcal, Carbohydrates: 2g, Protein: 1g, Fat: 7g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g, Monounsaturated Fat: 5g, Sodium: 293mg, Potassium: 88mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 1g, Vitamin A: 39IU, Vitamin C: 2mg, Calcium: 6mg, Iron: 1mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

Hi! I’m Kara!

Kara loves all things food and spending time with her family and dogs. She has a passion for cooking and loves making yummy, family-friendly recipes.

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    1. You’re so kind! It makes me so happy to know it’s something you like to make over and over. Thank you for taking the time out of your day to leave a review and a comment. It means a lot to me!