When I was creating my Creamy South of the Border Salad Dressing, I wanted it to be creamy, yet have a little texture too.
Adding finely chopped red onion and hot pepper lends just the right amount of crunch factor. It’s a bit smoky with the addition of some chipotles in adobo, and has a nice hint of citrus for the finish to help cut through the heat.
In other words, this dressing has everything your Southwestern, Mexican or Tex-Mex salad could ask for in a delicious topper.
This recipe makes a generous amount of dressing, but I’ll double it if I’m preparing it for a party dish like my Mexicali Steak Salad Platter. I want to have a nice big bowl on the buffet for my guests to slather their salads with abandon if they wish.
You can store the dressing in the refrigerator for up to 7 days, but don’t limit yourself to using it just on salads.
Here’s a few ideas to use up the rest of your Creamy South of the Border Salad Dressing:
It lends a creamy source of smoky bit of heat to any dish that you want to give a little south-of-the-border flavor.
I hope you try this versatile and delicious dressing on your next entree salad, it’s sure to be a hit!
Or click this link to get the recipe for Mexicali Steak Salad Platter to try this weekend!
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1. Add mayo, sour cream, honey, lime juice and zest to a large bowl and using a whisk, combine the mixture well.
2. Add all remaining ingredients and whisk until well combined. Pour into a glass mason jar, and close tightly.
3. Refrigerated, the dressing will last up to 7 days.
Use this salad dressing with my Mexicali Steak Salad Platter recipe, it'll blow your friends away!
Fat and calorie counts will vary with serving size.