California Avocado Ranch Dressing

California Avocado Ranch Dressing


  • 1 ripe, Fresh California Avocado, peeled and seeded
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat buttermilk
  • 1 tablespoon dry ranch dip mix
  • 1/4 cup cold water, or as needed


  1. Puree avocado, buttermilk and ranch dip mix in a blender or food processor until smooth. For a thick, dip-like consistency use as is.
  2. Blend in water as needed for a spoonable or pourable dressing.

Yield: 1 cup; serves 8

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting.

**Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.

Nutrition information per serving: Calories 40; Total Fat 3 g (Sat 0.5 g, Trans 0 g, Poly 0 g, Mono 2 g); Cholesterol 0 mg; Sodium 210 mg; Potassium 120 mg; Total Carbohydrates 3 g; Dietary Fiber 1 g; Total Sugars <1 g; Protein <1 g; Vitamin A 35 IU; Vitamin C 2 mg; Calcium 20 mg; Iron 0 mg; Vitamin D 0 IU; Folate 18 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.03 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 0%; Vitamin C 2%; Calcium 2%; Iron 0%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Recipe and photo credit (used with permission): California Avocado Commission