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Homemade Avocado Buttermilk Ranch Dressing {and a salad to go with it}

Easy and Delicious Homemade Avocado Buttermilk Ranch Dressing, paired with our favorite grilled chicken and a delicious and easy salad
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Prep Time:15 mins
Cook Time:20 mins
Total Time:35 mins


Avocado Buttermilk Ranch Dressing

  • 1/2 ripe medium California Avocado
  • 1/4 Cup Greek Yogurt
  • 1/4 Cup mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon white wine vinegar
  • 3 Tablespoons buttermilk
  • 1/2 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 Cup milk*

Southwestern Grilled Chicken

  • 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 2 Tablespoons Homemade Taco Seasoning
  • 1/2 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts


  • Mixed Greens
  • Grilled Corn
  • Black Beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 lb cherry tomatoes halved


avocado buttermilk ranch

  • Combine all ingredients in a food processor, or with a hand mixer. Process until smooth
  • *1/4 Cup to 1/2 Cup milk if you want to thin the dressing

southwestern grilled chicken

  • Add the chicken, olive oil, and seasoning to a bag and mix and squish together until the chicken is fully coated. Grill over medium heat until chicken reaches an internal temp of 160*F - set aside for 5 minutes to allow chicken to continue to cook, and for the juices to re-enter the chicken.


  • Grill the corn with the chicken, about 5 minutes per side (which means 20 minutes total)


  • Rinse and drain the can of black beans
  • Halve the cherry tomatoes
  • Remove the kernels of corn from the grilled cob
  • Combine all of the ingredients however you prefer, and top with the homemade avocado buttermilk ranch dressing.
Course: Salads & Dressings
Author: Rachel - A Southern Fairytale