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Avocado Ranch Dressing

Avocado Ranch Dressing 2.000
Jun 13, 2007

This all-purpose dressing is great for a composed salad or as a sauce for chilled, blanched green beans or asparagus.

Servings: 2 cups
  • Flesh of 1 medium avocado
  • 1 1/2 cups nonfat buttermilk
  • 1 1-ounce packet ranch dressing seasoning, such as Hidden Valley Ranch
  • Finely grated zest of 1 medium lime


Combine the ingredients in a blender and puree on high speed until smooth. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

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From Chef on Call columnist and former restaurateur David Hagedorn.

Tested by Leslie A. Garcia.

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Nutritional Facts

Calories per tablespoon serving: 18

% Daily Values*

Total Fat: 1g 2%

Saturated Fat: 0g 0%

Cholesterol: 0mg 0%

Sodium: 102mg 4%

Total Carbohydrates: 2g 1%

Dietary Fiber: 0g 0%

Sugar: n/a

Protein: 0g

*Percent Daily Value based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Total Fat: Less than 65g

Saturated Fat: Less than 20g

Cholesterol: Less than 300mg

Sodium: Less than 2,400mg

Total Carbohydrates: 300g

Dietary Fiber: 25g

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