This guilt-free Cilantro Lime Ranch Dressing is low in fat and calories. With less than 40 calories per serving, it's a dressing I don't feel like I have to portion control.
Sersie and I tested this recipe during our monthly cook & chat... girls' night in! where we go LIVE in our Facebook Group and prepare a healthy Daniel Fast compliant meal. That night, we used this dressing on Yummy Raw Walnut Taco Salad, and it was a big hit!
This dressing takes only 10 minutes to prepare and uses silken tofu as the creamy base. The addition of fresh cilantro and lime to a classic ranch seasoning blend of garlic, parsley, onion powder, and dill make it the perfect combination. We added a tablespoon of Simple Homemade Date Syrup to balance out all the flavors.
Cilantro Lime Ranch Dressing has 9 key ingredients:
- Silken tofu
- Fresh cilantro
- Apple cider vinegar
- Dried parsley
- Onion powder
- Dried dill
- Simple Homemade Date Syrup
You add all the ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth and creamy. I used my Magic Bullet for this and it worked beautifully!
I hope you enjoy this low fat Cilantro Lime Ranch Dressing, and it becomes a staple for saucing up that salad!
Cilantro Lime Ranch Dressing
- Total Time: 10 minutes
- Yield: 4 1x
- Diet: Vegan
6 oz. Silken Tofu (about half package of Mori-Nu, or whatever brand you have available)
1 tsp apple cider vinegar
1 small garlic clove, minced
½ tsp dried parsley
½ tsp onion powder
Pinch of dried dill
⅓ cup of fresh chopped cilantro
Juice from ½ lime
1 Tbsp Simple Homemade Date Syrup (or ½ pitted date soaked in hot water for 5 to 10 minutes to soften)
2 to 3 Tbsp of water
Salt to taste (I added a pinch or about 1/16 tsp)
Place all ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth and creamy. Add more water for thinner consistency. Salt to taste.
Store unused dressing in an air tight container in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.
- Prep Time: 10 minutes
- Category: Sauces
Keywords: cilantro, lime, dressing, sauce, tofu, silken tofu, garlic, apple cider vinegar, dried parsley, onion powder, dried dill, date syrup, vegan, daniel fast compliant, daniel fast recipes, nut free, gluten free, soy
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