Vegan Cilantro-Jalapeño Ranch
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5 from 2 votes

Vegan Cilantro-Jalapeño Ranch

This zesty, slightly spicy take on ranch dressing is the perfect topping for tacos, salads, and sandwiches. Use a food processor or blender to purée plant-based yogurt, olive oil, a jalapeño, cilantro leaves, a scallion, garlic, lime juice, a bit of vinegar, onion powder, and sea salt into a creamy dressing.
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Dressing
Cuisine: Gluten-Free, Vegan
Keyword: dressing, pasta sauce
Servings: 1 cups
Author: Ashley

Ingredients

  • 1 cup unsweetened plain nut- or soy-based dairy-free yogurt (I like cashewgurt)
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, stemmed, cored, and seeded
  • 1/4 cup packed cilantro leaves
  • 1 scallion, trimmed and cut in half
  • 1 clove garlic, smashed and peeled
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1/2 to 1 tablespoon white vinegar or apple cider vinegar, to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon sea salt or to taste

Instructions

  • Add all ingredients to a high-speed blender, and blend on high until smooth and creamy.
  • Refrigerate in an airtight glass container or jar until ready to serve.