Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 0 mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a food processor fitted with a metal blade, combine the olive oil, lime juice, garlic, cilantro leaves, and black pepper.
  2. Process until smooth.
  3. Add sugar and salt to taste.


Most Helpful

A friend had given me a bottle of commercial cilantro dressing, it was wonderful. The bottle got thrown out and could never quite find another that tasted as good; til I found your recipe. Thanks for sharing.

L DJ June 23, 2002

This came out better than I thought it would - I was a little leary since it was very oily - I only used 1/3 cup of EVOO and I used the juice from 2 limes. But I served this on a really nice salad that called for a lime-cilantro dressing - Recipe#381296 - and it was AWESOME !! Really quick and easy to make, and that's always a plus. I didn't have fresh cilantro, so used 1/2 tablespoon dried, which gave the dressing plenty of flavor without overpowering it. Thanks for posting - I'll definitely use this dressing again! Made for "All You Can Cook Buffet" tag in the Cooking with Friends forum.

FloridaNative July 25, 2011

I started with really good, really fresh organic cilantro and key lime juice. This was fantastic on potato tacos! However, the olive oil was reduced to 1/3 cup and pumped up the lime juice which was a ratio more to my liking. Mmmmmmmm!! Reviewed for May-Cilantro highlight in the Spanish/Portuguese forum.

COOKGIRl May 30, 2014

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