Creamy Avocado Dressing (Paleo, Dairy-free, Vegan)

This creamy avocado dressing is a tasty, healthy alternative to dairy or mayonnaise-based dressings, and is suitable for Paleo, AIP,  and vegans salad recipes.

Creamy Avocado Dressing (Paleo, Dairy-free, Vegan) 

Prep Time: 5 mins
Serves: 1- 1.5 cups


  • 1 ripe avocado, peeled, stone removed and roughly chopped
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil or avocado oil
  • ½ cup water (a little more if using a large avocado)
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • Juice of 1 large lemon
  • 1 teaspoon honey (optional, sub with maple syrup or coconut syrup for vegan version)
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon or yellow mustard


  1. Add all ingredients in a blender or a food processor. Process and blend until smooth and creamy. Add a little more water, if you prefer it to be a little thinner. Taste for lemon and salt, and add more, if preferred.

2 Comments Add yours

    1. M. Hurn says:

      Thank you, it’s one of my favorite “go-to” dressings!


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