Creamy Cilantro Lime Sauce

Whether you’re hosting a nacho night, taco Tuesday, or just in need of a flavorful and versatile condiment, our Creamy Cilantro Lime Sauce is the secret ingredient you’ve been searching for. This zesty, fresh, and utterly creamy sauce takes your favorite dishes to the next level. The best part? It’s incredibly easy to make, and we even have a dairy-free twist for those who prefer it. In this post, we’ll guide you through the simple steps to create this culinary gem that’s perfect for elevating your meals. From drizzling over tacos to brightening up salads, this sauce’s possibilities are as endless as its delicious flavor. Let’s dive into the world of Creamy Cilantro Lime Sauce!

This Creamy Cilantro Lime Sauce is a culinary chameleon, seamlessly enhancing a variety of dishes with its vibrant flavors. Whether you’re planning to enjoy it with a classic plate of nachos, a taco feast, or even as a dressing for your daily salad, it’s the perfect complement.

Tacos: Imagine the burst of freshness as this sauce marries with the savory elements of your favorite taco. Drizzle it generously over grilled chicken, shrimp, or roasted veggies, and watch your tacos come to life with a zesty twist.

Nachos: Elevate your nacho game with a dollop of this creamy goodness. It’s a delightful alternative to plain sour cream and will have everyone reaching for seconds.

Salads: As a dressing, this sauce introduces a citrusy, herbaceous delight to your salads. It’s like a fiesta for your taste buds, transforming the mundane into the extraordinary.

Sandwiches: Spread it on sandwiches or wraps for a burst of vibrant flavor. The creamy texture pairs beautifully with both cold and hot sandwich fillings.

Dipping Sauce: It’s an irresistible dip for your veggies, chicken tenders, or any snackable bites you desire. The creamy cilantro lime combination takes your snacks to a whole new level.

In the spirit of reducing food waste, don’t forget to use any leftover sauce for your lunchtime salads or as a flavorful marinade for your next grilling adventure.

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Now, let’s delve into the recipe to unlock the secrets of this Creamy Cilantro Lime Sauce that will undoubtedly become a staple in your culinary repertoire.


Creamy Cilantro Lime Sauce

Look no further for the perfect addition to your next round of homemade nachos. This creamy cilantro lime sauce is not only the perfect addition to nachos, but will also work well on a salad. You can easily substitute the mayo and sour cream with half an avocado.
Course Side Dish


  • 1 cup cilantro
  • ¼ cup dairy-free sour cream
  • ¼ cup mayonaise
  • 2 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1-2 cloves of garlic
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 ½ tsp white wine vinegar
  • tsp salt
  • cumin to taste


  • Place all ingredients into a blender or food processor. Blend until smooth.


Can substitute half an avocado in place of the mayonnaise and sour cream.
Keyword Cilantro, Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Nachos, Salad Dressing

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