Avocado pesto salad dressing in a blender,

Avocado Pesto Salad Dressing

  • Author: Kristen Stevens
  • Prep Time: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 0 mins
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1/2 cups 1x
  • Category: Salad
  • Method: No Cook
  • Cuisine: North American


Avocado Pesto Salad Dressing is easy to make and super delicious. It’s a creamy salad dressing that you will totally fall in love with!



  • 1 cup basil
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup toasted cashews
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Juice from 1 1/2 lemons
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 ripe avocado


  1. Add the basil, olive oil, cashews, salt, lemon juice, and garlic to your blender and blend on high until mostly smooth.
  2. Add the avocado and 1/2 cup of water and blend once more for a few seconds. If the pesto is too thick to pour, add a little more water.