2-Step Creamy Cilantro Jalapeno Dressing

Recipe posted in: Flex Meals & Snacks, Snacks, Lunches & Dinners, Sides
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Spice up your salads with a simple, homemade salad dressing! Our easy Creamy Cilantro Jalapeno Dressing comes together in just two simple steps. Featuring Greek yogurt, fresh jalapeno and lime juice, you can easily drizzle some serious flavor over your favorite non-starchy veggies.

Pour this creamy, dreamy sauce over salads, taco bowls and nachos! Use it as a spicy dip for your chopped bell peppers, carrots, cucumbers and radishes. You can even pair it with whole grain tortilla chips, crackers and pretzels for a quick and easy midday snack.

One serving of this Creamy Cilantro Jalapeno Dressing contains just 47 calories. You can enjoy two whole tablespoons as one delicious serving: this counts as one Extra on the Nutrisystem program. You are allotted three Extras per day on your meal plan, so be sure to keep track of them for the best results!

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Making your own homemade salad dressings and sauces is a great way to avoid unnecessary calories, fats and other unhealthy ingredients. It also allows you to get creative with your favorite spices, seasonings and flavors. Be sure to also check out this simple yet helpful guide on how to make a healthy salad dressing!

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Servings: 8 (1 serving = ~2 tablespoons)

Calories per Serving: 47

On Nutrisystem, Count As: 1 Extra


  • ½ cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt
  • ½ cup light sour cream
  • 1 jalapeno, seeded
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 1 bunch cilantro
  • 1 tsp. onion powder
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. honey


  1. Place all ingredients into a food processor. Blend until smooth.
  2. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving.
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