Coriander is a plant generally used to season or prepares sauces or creams. Also, all the parts that make it up are edible. However, those that are most used in the kitchen are the leaves and their dried seeds.
Among the properties of coriander, we can find that it facilitates digestion and the ability to whet the appetite. It also allows the elimination of toxins and provides us with vitamins that strengthen our immune system. To enjoy all these benefits, we will show you how to make coriander dressing so you can include it as an accompaniment to your meals.
It should be noted that there may be two versions of this coriander dressing, one more caloric than the other. In this article, we will develop a light coriander dressing. Since it contains fewer calories, you can decide which one you prefer to make, and you will have to substitute the Greek yogurt for mayonnaise.
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Another variant of this dressing in which ingredients such as green pepper and avocado are added will provide an unbeatable creaminess, and you can do without the yogurt. Thus you will achieve an even healthier cream.
This recipe is straightforward to prepare, and in a few minutes, you can enjoy a practical and easy dressing. The first step will be to wash the coriander and place the stem in a cup after cutting it Peel the garlic clove and cut the lemon.
In a blender or food processor, you should add the coriander and yogurt. Blend until it is homogeneous, but a creamy mixture. Add the previously crushed garlic, olive oil, and vinegar. Add the salt, blend, and taste if it is enough. Finally, add the lemon juice and blend again. Your cilantro dressing will be ready to eat.
You can accompany this coriander dressing with different salads, but especially those based on lettuce or that contain tomatoes or tuna. Similarly, if you prepare some baked potatoes with herbs, this dressing will be the ideal accompaniment.
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Another way this coriander cream is used, especially in Latin America, is to dress fried foods or foods based on cornflour such as arepas, empanadas, chips, and tequeños. On the other hand, it is also a good seasoning for meats and chickens, and you can even add it to flavor foods such as fajitas.
Adapted and translated by The Cop Cart Staff