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Avocado Tahini Yogurt Salad Dressing

Avocado Tahini Yogurt Salad Dressing

This is the salad dressing we had with our salad on Thanksgiving. We made it with my dad’s homemade yogurt. I think it may be my very favorite salad dressing ever. It’s so flavorful, and chock full of healthy ingredients, so you don’t have to feel guilty about using extra dressing on your salad with this one.

I can’t take credit for this recipe … it’s my friend Rynn’s Tahini Yogurt salad dressing with an avocado twist. I was going to finally try making her yummy dressing this Thanksgiving. I had made up the salad and had just chopped up half an avocado to put on the salad, then started working on the dressing. The other half of the avocado still sitting there on the counter and it wasn’t long before it was just begging to be included in the dressing. The dressing was so good we had to make it again as soon as dad made more yogurt. I promised our friend Janet that I would post the recipe soon so she would always have the recipe.

Avocado Tahini Yogurt Salad Dressing

Avocado Tahini Yogurt Salad Dressing

  • 1 cup nonfat plain yogurt
  • 2 – 3 teaspoons garlic
  • 2 Tablespoons Tahini
  • 2 Tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 of an avocado
  • 1 teaspoon of sugar
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste

Put all ingredients except salt and pepper in a blender or food processor and blend till smooth. Stir in salt and pepper to taste.

Avocado Tahini Yogurt Salad Dressing

Here is the Avocado Tahini Yogurt dressing alongside our Thanksgiving salad: a bed of fresh spinach and mixed organic greens with mom’s garden tomato,  bell pepper, green onion, avocado and feta cheese.

This recipe was shared at Newlyweds Blog Recipe LinkyFrugal Days, Sustainable Ways, Taste-Tastic Thursday and This Chick Cooks.

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6 responses

  1. Love the photography! I am an avocado fan. this looks awesome!

    November 27, 2011 at 8:03 pm

  2. Just came from twitter, looks fabulous, and love the salad and photo. Hope you have a great week ahead!

    November 27, 2011 at 8:13 pm

  3. Anything w/ avocado, I’m in! Thanks for sharing at Church Supper. Have a blessed week.

    November 27, 2011 at 10:20 pm

  4. Your Avocado Tahini Yogurt Salad Dressing looks so rich and creamy, with wonderful flavor. Hope you are having a great week end and thanks so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

    December 4, 2011 at 5:49 pm

  5. Thanks for linking your great post to FAT TUESDAY. This was very interesting! Hope to see you next week!

    Be sure to visit RealFoodForager.com on Sunday for Sunday Snippets – your post from Fat Tuesday may be featured there!

    http://realfoodforager.com/2011/12/fat-tuesday-december-6-2011/

    December 16, 2011 at 2:22 pm

  6. mika

    Una ensalada DELICIOSA! Tiene muy buena pinta! Un abrazo y encantada de conocer tu blog!

    January 6, 2013 at 5:34 am

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