Creamy Tomatillo Dressing

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This delicious Creamy Tomatillo Dressing goes great on salads, burritos and more. It is packed with flavor and a salad dressing staple at our home!

Try these other delicious Cafe Rio copycat recipes: Cafe Rio Sweet PorkCopycat Cafe Rio ChickenCilantro Lime Rice and Light Creamy Tomatillo Dressing.

Creamy_Tomatillo_Dressing   I don’t think I need to introduce you to this amazing Creamy Tomatillo Dressing. We all love this Cafe Rio staple. Their flavorful dressing is heaven sent, and this copycat version is almost identical to the real thing. 😀
   I’ve experimented with this recipe about a million times. I have made it so many different ways whenever I make homemade Cafe Rio Chicken and the Sweet Pork. Not one has compared to this one I’m sharing today.
Creamy_Tomatillo_Dressing2   This dressing goes perfectly with any Mexican dish! We like it over salads, tacos, burritos and even pour a little over Mexican rice. It’s so good I could drink it! 😉

Creamy Tomatillo Dressing
 
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Ingredients
  • 1 (1 oz.) package Hidden Valley Ranch Dressing mix
  • ⅔ cup buttermilk
  • 1 cup Mayo
  • 2 small Tomatillos (Mexican husk tomatoes)
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup cilantro, chopped (measure then chop)
  • 1 teaspoon lime juice
  • ½ to 1 small jalapeno, seeds removed
Instructions
  1. Remove husks from tomatillos. Chop into small pieces.
  2. Place all the ingredients in a blender or food processor. Blend until combined and smooth.
  3. Pour dressing in a container and cover. Refrigerate atleast 2 hours to chill before serving.
Notes
Yields: 2 cups
Dressing stays good for 1 week in refrigerator.

 

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6 thoughts on “Creamy Tomatillo Dressing

  1. I have to ask if a tomatillo is related in any way to peppers.
    It wouldn’t be pretty if I had one and had a reaction.

    This looks very good!

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