Avocado Salad Dressing and Spread Recipe

Move over mayonnaise, this avocado salad dressing doubles as a sandwich spread and tastes even more delicious.

Course miscellaneous
Keyword avocado
Servings 1 cup


  • 1 whole large avocado
  • 1 clove garlic peeled
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 3 Tbsp olive oil or avocado oil
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1/4-1/2 cup water for thinning
  • Chopped fresh herbs-optional


  1. Place all ingredients, except the avocado oil, in the bowl of a food processor and pulse until smooth and creamy.
  2. Stream the avocado oil into the food processor until completely blended.
  3. If making dressing, stream water into running food processor until desired texture is achieved. Adjust seasonings to taste.

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