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Avocado Herb Dressing

Per Serving

Avocado Herb Dressing

Makes: 30 (makes 1 1/4 cups)
Serving Size: 2 tsp.
Calories 70
Fat 7 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Carbohydrate 0 g
Fiber 0 g
Sugars 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 10 mg (without added salt)
Protein 0 g
Choices: Fat 1.5
  • Makes: 30 (makes 1 1/4 cups)
  • Serving Size: 2 tsp.
  • Preparation Time: 20 minutes


2 cups watercress leaves, stems removed
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
1/4 cup minced fresh chives
2 Tbsp. minced fresh tarragon
2 anchovy fillets, drained of any oil
1 garlic clove, chopped
1 cup extra-virgin olive oil (divided use)
1/2 small ripe avocado, cubed
Juice of 1 1/2 medium lemons
Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste


  1. Add the watercress, parsley, chives, tarragon, anchovies, and garlic to a food processor, and process for 1 minute. Add 1/2 cup of the olive oil, and blend until smooth. Remove the herb mixture from the food processor, and add it to a bowl. Clean out the food processor "work bowl."
  2. Add the avocado and lemon juice to the food processor bowl, and process until smooth. In a thin stream, slowly add the remaining olive oil. Add in the reserved herb mixture, season with salt and pepper, and process for 1 minute.
Note: Dressing can be stored in a sealed container for up to 4 days in the refrigerator.
Updated May 31, 2011

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