Creamy Cilantro Salad Dressing {gluten-free & dairy-free}


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Creamy Cilantro Salad Dressing {gluten-free, dairy-free}
Recipe type: Sauce, Side Dish
Prep time: 
Total time: 
Also soy, nut, corn, egg free.
  • 1 large handful of cilantro, large stems removed (about 1½ cups loosely packed)
  • 1 teaspoon fresh jalapeno pepper, minced (more, to taste)
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • ⅛ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 Tablespoons coconut milk creamer (plain flavor) OR coconut milk (other dairy-free milk of your choice will work, too)
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  1. In a small bowl, combine coconut milk creamer and olive oil; set aside.
  2. In the bowl of your food processor (blender works, too), process cilantro, jalapeno, salt & black pepper as you drizzle in the coconut milk creamer/olive oil mixture very slowly.
  3. Process until the mixture is smooth and the cilantro is reduced to very small flecks.
  4. Spoon over salad.


  • Store leftover dressing up to 3 days in the fridge in a glass jar with tight-fitting lid.
  • Learn how to preserve fresh herbs, like cilantro, for extended freshness.
  • Check out the “how-to” in my short YouTube video, below!
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