I am a huuuuuge fan of cilantro dressing. And cilantro in general. I have had this dressing every night on my salad for at least two weeks straight now. That’s how I roll. I get obsessed with one food item, eat it for months straight then move on to the next.
It is also amazing on beans and rice. When I make my salad I start with warm beans and rice then I stir a little dressing in. Then I add my greens and cucumber and top with more dressing.
It’s great on sandwiches and burgers too! Seriously, this dressing has so many uses. Plus I love that it actually has nutritional value.
The creaminess comes from tofu. Now don’t be scared! I promise it does not taste weird or tofu-like at all. It’s just light and creamy and delicious.
On a side note, Costco sells tofu now! This is big news people, BIG! It’s in the refrigerated section close to the rotisserie chicken section and the fancier cheeses. You know the section I’m talking about. 🙂
1 pound silken tofu (I prefer the refrigerated kind but the shelf stable kind works here as well)
3 tablespoons lime juice
2 packets of stevia or 1 tablespoon agave nectar
1 teaspoon salt
4 cloves crushed garlic
1/4 cup hemp oil (or olive or grape sees oil)
1 bunch cilantro, stems and leaves (just trim the dirty stem part off)
Blend all ingredients in a food processor or blender, scraping the sides down as needed.
Store in the refrigerator.
And last, here are more pretty flower pictures my boyfriend took on our trip to Sun Valley. I want to go back! 🙂