Sure, you can purchase avocado salad dressing anywhere; however, if you have the opportunity to make it at home, don’t let it pass you. Not only it is a healthier dressing, since you are not adding lots of other stuff to preserve it, but you are going to enjoy a fresh and healthier one. BONUS: Use it as dip with any chips of your choice, like tortilla. Try it, I am sure that you will love it.
Approximate Prep and Cooking Time: 15 minutes
Approximate Cost: $4.80 or .69 cents per serving
Difficulty Level: X Easy ____ Intermediate ____ Advanced
Servings: approximately 8
1 large avocado, peeled and cubed ($1.25)
2 tsp. fresh lemon juice (.50)
1 cup Tzatziki Sauce ($1.00)
2 small cloves garlic, minced (.10)
1/3 cup white onion, chopped (.25)
1 tsp. Adobo (.15)
3 basil leaves (.10)
1 tbsp. Red Hot hot sauce (.20)
¼ c. extra virgin olive oil ($1.25)
Add all the above listed ingredients into a food processor and process until smooth.
Taste to adjust any flavors you want more or less, to-taste. Store it in a nice glass salad dressing bottle. Then, refrigerate for about 15-20 minutes before serving.
Use it on your salads.
NOTE: Depending on your Tzatziki brand, some are thicker than others. If you want it smoother and more liquid like, add a couple of tsp. of milk or olive oil.
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