Avocados are staples in Susan and my houses. They were one of our kids’ first foods and we all eat them regularly — pretty much daily. We eat avocados in our salads, sandwiches, and burgers. I love to smash them up for fresh guacamole too. We even eat avocados by themselves, sliced with a dash of salt and a splash of lemon.

This avocado dressing or dip I created brings together some of my most favorite things — fresh salad dressing, fresh herbs, (I keep plants growing on my window sill,) and avocados. I used my beloved Ninja Ultima Blender to quickly blend together my ingredients. You can use a food processor or blender to make your dressing or dip.

To make your salad dressing thinner, increase the amount of milk. If you want to make a dip, reduce the milk, adjusting to your preferred consistency.

I kept mine quite thick and drizzled it across the taco salads we had for dinner. I didn’t have an extra squeeze bottle handy at the time, so I just used a Ziploc bag with the corner cut off, just like you would for icing.

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I then used some of the dip later that evening when we had some late night nachos with the left overs from dinner. This avocado yogurt dip is the perfect addition to a loaded up plate of hot nachos….

This is an excerpt from the article Avocado Yogurt Dressing and Dip Recipe which originally appeared on 5 Minutes for Mom.