05/27/2015 09:41 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

This Is The Healthy Ranch Dressing You've Been Searching For

Avocados and ranch dressing are two foods that inspire cult-like devotion; together, they are pretty much perfection. Try this delicious and nutritious homage to this cool fan favorite -- it's great over a salad or grilled chicken, or as a dip for fresh veggies.

Avocado Ranch Dressing
Recipe by Isa Chandra Moskowitz

avocado ranch dressing

Makes 1 1/2 cups

1 avocado, pitted and peeled
2 garlic cloves
2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
1 Tbsp. olive oil
1 c. vegetable broth
1 Tbsp. onion powder
1 tsp. sweet paprika
3/4 tsp. salt
1/4 c. fresh dill, chopped

Place avocado, garlic cloves, lemon juice, olive oil, vegetable broth, onion powder, paprika and salt into a food processor. Blend until completely smooth.

Add the dill to the food processor and pulse, just until the dressing turns a brilliant green with flecks of dill throughout.

Seal tightly and refrigerate until ready for use.

More of a dessert person? Use avocados to make chocolate pudding extra creamy and nutritious.

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