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Cilantro Lime Dressing Recipe

Course Appetizer, Salad
Cuisine Mexican
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 140.25 kcal


  • 1 jalapeno seeded and chopped
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/3 cup lime juice
  • 1/8 cup honey
  • 2 tsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1-2 tsp garlic salt
  • 1/4 cup cilantro leaves packed
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil


  1. Using a food processor, or a blender, pulse the jalapeno pepper and garlic clove until they're finely chopped.

  2. Add the lime juice, honey, vinegar, 1 tsp garlic salt and cilantro. Pulse a few more times then blend.

  3. While blending slowly drizzle in the olive oil.

  4. Once the olive oil is incorporated use remaining garlic salt to taste.

Southwest Salad

  1. This easy Southwest Salad pairs well with the dressing: 1-2 heads of lettuce, 2 cobs of raw white corn kernels, 1 large can of black beans drained and rinsed, 1 bag of Monterrey Jack Cheese, 1 red onion sliced, cilantro, diced tomatoes, sliced avocado, and sliced grilled chicken breast.

Nutrition Facts
Cilantro Lime Dressing Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 140.25 Calories from Fat 122
% Daily Value*
Fat 13.52g21%
Saturated Fat 1.87g12%
Sodium 292mg13%
Potassium 11.8mg0%
Carbohydrates 5.68g2%
Fiber 0.09g0%
Sugar 4.79g5%
Protein 0.12g0%
Vitamin A 52.61IU1%
Vitamin C 5.35mg6%
Calcium 1.41mg0%
Iron 0.07mg0%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.