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Chipotle Salad Dressing

by Dana Bean, RD

This creamy and flavorful Chipotle Salad Dressing only has 1 step to make and can be used in a variety of ways!

Chipotle Salad Dressing

Creamy with a kick! This dressing works great on salads, sandwiches, or as a dip.
Prep Time5 minutes
Course: sauce

Equipment

  • High power blender

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup mayo
  • 1 chipotle pepper in adobo sauce See Note 1
  • 1 tsp lime juice

Instructions

  • Combine ingredients in a high power blender and blend until smooth. Enjoy on a salad, on a sandwich or as a dip!

Notes

  1. Chipotle peppers in adobo will be canned. You can add more if more spice is desired! 

There’s nothing I love more than something that tastes amazing and is so easy. It just feels like a life hack! This Chipotle Salad Dressing is just that. Add the 4 ingredients to the blender on high speed and DONE!

If you’ve ever had an awesome southwest salad out or have been craving a homemade version of the Chipotle Chicken Avocado Melt from Panera, this is the key sauce that pulls all of the other at home ingredients together into a delicious meal.

Greek Yogurt: Our first creamy ingredient! You could do all mayo if you prefer, but the Greek yogurt adds some extra flavor that goes well with the lime. And it adds a bit of protein!

Mayo: Our other creamy ingredient to ground the flavor.

Chipotle Pepper in Adobo Sauce: This is our star of the recipe and adds the kick and flavor we’re looking for in a chipotle sauce. You’ll find the chipotle peppers in adobo sauce canned with the other authentic cultural foods in the grocery store.

Lime Juice: To add more zesty flavor, we definitely want to have the lime juice. No optional ingredients in this recipe!

Chipotle Salad Dressing being poured over a salad.

So obviously we just have the sauce here and even though I’m calling it a salad dressing, it can be used in multiple ways

  • Add to a sandwich
  • Use as a dip for veggies or chips
  • Salad dressing for southwest salad
  • Salad dressing for taco salad
  • Sauce for tacos

You get the idea! And even though we will need a meal to go with this of course, the sauce really is what will elevates the flavor of these dishes.

Chipotle salad dressing in a jar with a salad and limes in the background.
  • Diet culture doesn’t get to claim all “healthy” foods. Aka you can use Greek yogurt for gentle nutrition without dieting/restricting (if that’s a step you’re ready for)
  • Think about how you can get on the same team as your body instead of working against it

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