5 minute creamy avocado sauce

5 minute creamy avocado sauce for pasta that can triple up as an avocado dressing for salads and burrito bowls or as a dip for vegetable sticks or chips!

5 minute creamy avocado sauce in a glass jar

5 minute creamy avocado sauce

Getting bored with the pesto sauce? Try this vegan CREAMY AVOCADO SAUCE for pasta for a refreshing change.

This is my go-to sauce when I’m too tired at the end of the day but still want a YUMMY, HEALTHY pasta for dinner. The sauce will be ready well before the pasta gets cooked, so you get enough time to think about the vegetables and protein you can sneak in. AND also relax!

This creamy avocado dressing/ sauce is also irresistible when drizzled on your SALADS, BURRITOS, TACOS or QUINOA BOWLS.

why you’ll love this creamy avocado sauce

Heart-healthy avocado, olive oil and the abundance of herbs make this plant-based recipe for avocado sauce one of the healthiest. Almost similar to our favorite guacamole, this recipe for avocado dressing happens to be VEGAN and GLUTEN-FREE.

If you love avocadoes, you might also like the pineapple avocado salsa or 3-ingredient mango avocado smoothie.

And so EASY to make. Just throw the ingredients into the food processor and blend.

ingredients for 5 minute creamy avocado sauce in a food processor

what you need for the vegan creamy avocado sauce

avocado – just ONE is enough to make a cup of this amazing sauce

a LOT of mint and cilantro/ coriander leaves – 1/2 cup each for the refreshing flavors

garlic and lemon juice – avocado with garlic and lemon, always a winning combination

jalapeno or green chili – for that spicy edge

Himalayan pink salt – for added flavor

olive oil – to bring it all together to a happy, healthy, saucy ending.

make-ahead option

Another bonus point: since this creamy avocado sauce is DAIRY-FREE, it keeps well and can be refrigerated for even a week. It stays FRESH and GREEN, too! When you have an abundance of avocados, just double or triple this recipe and store for different recipes.

5 minute creamy avocado sauce in a glass jar

more options to serve the creamy avocado sauce with

This amazing sauce can turn a scenario from SNACK to APPETIZER to DINNER to SIDE. Anything you would like at the moment.

Dip vegetable sticks or chips in this creamy sauce for a QUICK SNACK.

Try this creamy avocado sauce as a dip for our appetizers- crispy quinoa patties, simple fish cakes or fried shrimps.

Or add a splash of the sauce to your favorite cauliflower rice stir-fry or cauliflower rice with chicken.

Or drizzle on this pasta salad instead of the mint yogurt dressing.

5 minute creamy avocado sauce in a glass jar

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5 minute creamy avocado sauce in a glass jar

5 minute creamy avocado sauce

5 minute creamy avocado sauce for pasta that can double up as a vegan avocado dressing for salads or quinoa bowls!
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course dip, dressing, sauce
Cuisine International
Servings 4 people
Calories 202 kcal


  • 1 ripe avocado
  • 1/2 cup cilantro/coriander tightly packed
  • 1/2 cup mint leaves tightly packed
  • 1 jalapeno/green chili
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup water or more as required
  • 1/2 teaspoon Himalayan pink salt
  • juice of 1/2 lemon


  • Blend all ingredients in a food processor until mostly smooth, with tiny bits of green herbs still visible.


The consistency of the sauce depends on what you will be using it for. Feel free to add more water or oil if using as dressing, or reduce if using as a dip for chips.
5 minute creamy avocado sauce
Keyword avocado sauce for pasta, recipe for avocado dressing, recipe for avocado sauce, vegan avocado dressing
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