Salsa and sour cream are a classic combination, but have you ever thought about combining them into one delicious dressing? This Creamy Salsa Dressing recipe takes the best of both worlds and creates a versatile dressing that is perfect for salads, sandwiches, and wraps.
What was the inspiration for this easy Creamy Salsa Dressing?
Confession: I absolutely love Chick-fil-A's Creamy Salsa dressing! The tangy and slightly spicy flavor is the perfect complement to their sandwiches and salads and I order a few packs every time we drive-thru.
Their dressing has just the right amount of creaminess and the overall taste is so well-balanced - I had to recreate it at home for myself.
Tips and tricks for making and using this easy dressing recipe.
- For a milder dressing, remove the seeds and ribs from the jalapeno before dicing.
- Experiment with different types of salsa for different flavor profiles.
- Use this dressing as a dip for veggies or chips.
- For an extra zing, add a little extra lime juice or some of your favorite chile powder.
What does this recipe for Creamy Salsa Dressing taste like?
This dressing is a quick and easy recipe that packs a punch of flavor. The sour cream and yogurt create a creamy base, while the salsa and cumin add a smoky and tangy twist. The lime juice and zest give it a bright and refreshing taste, while the jalapeno and cilantro add a nice kick. Try it on your next salad, sandwich, or wrap and taste the difference!
Our favorite ways to use this dressing are all listed below!
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I love smothering this salad with Creamy Salsa Dressing and so will you.
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Creamy Salsa Dressing
Quite possibly the easiest and most delicious salad dressing you will ever make, this Creamy Salsa Dressing is great on everything from salads to sandwiches!
- Prep Time: 5 min
- Total Time: 5 minutes
- Yield: 1 ½ cups 1x
- Category: Salad Dressing
- Method: Stirred
- Cuisine: Mexican
½ cup sour cream
¼ cup plain whole milk yogurt or Greek yogurt
⅓ cup of your favorite salsa or pico de gallo
½ teaspoon cumin
2 teaspoons lime juice
½ teaspoon lime zest
1 tablespoon finely minced jalapeno
1 tablespoon finely minced cilantro
Add all of the ingredients into a small bowl and whisk to combine.
This dressing will keep for up to 3 days tightly covered in the refrigerator.
For a smooth dressing, blend in a blender.
- Serving Size: 2-4 tablespoons
- Calories: 24
- Sugar: 0.5 g
- Sodium: 49.3 mg
- Fat: 1.6 g
- Carbohydrates: 1.5 g
- Protein: 0.9 g
- Cholesterol: 4 mg
Keywords: salsa, creamy salsa dressing, easy salsa dressing, sour cream, yogurt, jalapeno, cilantro