Avocado Dressing

Avocado Dressing
Sam Jones/Quinn Brein


1 large avocado
2 garlic cloves, sliced
3 green onions, white portion only, sliced
3 tablespoons vegetable oil
3 tablespoons lemon juice
3/4 teaspoon ground cumin
3/4 teaspoon salt
Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
1/2 green chili, minced
1 cup water


Combine the avocado, garlic, and onions in the container of a blender or processor, then whirl until smooth. Add the oil, lemon juice, cumin, salt, and pepper, and water and whirl briefly. Stir in the green chili. Refrigerate and pour over 4 individual salads.


Serves 4

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Freezing Avocado Dressing

I make a smooth avocado guacamole and freeze it in portions. I think this dressing would freeze well, too.

Avocado Dressing

If stored in a vacuum sealed bag, could this dressing be frozen?

can I freeze avocado dressing

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Hi, CJ. Avocados do not tend to freeze well, so we don’t recommend it.


Could you comment on how long you can keep the Avocado Dressing (and) best storage method

how to store avocado dressing

The Editors's picture

Store the dressing in an airtight container in the fridge for 5 to 7 days.

green chili in avocado dressing

The recipe for avocado dressing calls for "half of a green chili" - what kind of chili do the recipe authors have in mind?

What type of green chili in avocado dresssing?

I do not normally purchase green chilis. Is there a substitute?

green chili substitute

Catherine Boeckmann's picture

We used Anaheim green chili. Pablano peppers work. If you want something more mild, use a green bell pepper. If you want more spice, use a jalapeño.