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Cilantro Garlic Sauce

Simple to make this will become your favorite dipping sauce and topping for tacos! Thinned out, I've even used it as a salad dressing!
Course Appetizer, Sauces and Dressing
Cuisine Caribbean
Keyword Cilantro Garlic Sauce, Dipping Sauce, Pollo Tropical Sauce
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 109kcal
Author Deb Clark

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup milk can substitute with half and half, cream or evaporated milk
  • 1/2 bunch cilantro just give it a rough chop - use stems and all!
  • 1 lime juiced - you can add the zest for even more zing!
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

Instructions

  • Allow the cream cheese to come to room temperature.
  • Give the cilantro a rough chop and add it to the food processor - stems and all. The stems have a ton of flavor and the food processor will do a fine job chopping them up!
  • Add the remaining ingredients to the food processor and blend until creamy and smooth.
  • Refrigerate to allow the flavors to meld - this is even better on day two, enjoy!

Notes

This can be made ahead and stored in the refrigerator up to five days. 

Nutrition

Calories: 109kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 33mg | Sodium: 243mg | Potassium: 68mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 439IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 48mg | Iron: 1mg