Fresh Avocado Dressing for Modern Tastes


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10 mins (prep 10)
13 ingredients
1.5 servings
Modern food fashion leans toward fresh, clean tastes which do not obscure the main ingredients. With this in mind I created this dressing. I especially did not want to add mayonnaise. An avo dressing can never be thin, but this one is "thinner" than most. It has a very clean and pure avo taste. It's excellent with salads, marvellous with fresh fried fish fillets, as well as with many other simple foods such as potato or fish cakes. Do NOT use those watery avo's: go for a large, perfectly-ripe creamy avo. We have plenty to choose from at the moment, so remember this recipe when your avo season rolls round!

Categories:  salad , <-15-mins , greens , easy , salad-dressings , kosher , quick , vegetarian , vegetable , time-to-make ,
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Ingredients

  • 1 avocado, large, creamy, perfectly ripe
  • 1/3 cup olive oil, fruity (100 ml)
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice, freshly squeezed (30 ml)
  • 4 teaspoons sugar (20 ml)
  • 2 tablespoons low-fat yogurt, plain, low-fat (30 ml)
  • 2 tablespoons water (30 ml)
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest (from the lemon you're using, 5 ml)
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper (5 ml)
  • 2 teaspoons flaked sea salt (maybe less for fine salt, 10 ml)
  • 5 dashes tabasco sauce (or any hot sauce to taste, but don't overdo it)

Nutrition

Serving Size (78.25 g)
Servings 1.5
Amount per Serving
Calories 470.67 Calories from Fat 473.67
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 52.63g 121.47%
Saturated Fat 7.27g 54.52%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 1.45mg 0.09%
Total Carbohydrate 1.89g 0.94%
Dietary Fiber 0.41 g 2.44%
Sugars 0.63 g %
Protein 0.12g 0.35%
Vitamin A 2.83IU% Vitamin C 11.87mg%
Calcium 6.11mg% Iron 0.34mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
 
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
low-fat yogurt, flaked sea salt
 

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