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Cafe Rio Creamy Tomatillo Dressing Recipe


  • 1 packet of Buttermilk Ranch Dressing
  • 1 cup Mayonnaise
  • 1 cup Buttermilk
  • 1 bunch of Cilantro
  • 2 Tomatillos, husked
  • 1 Jalapeno, ribbed and seeded
  • Garlic Powder (just a few shakes)
  • Juice from 1 Lime


  1. Blend mayo, dressing mix, buttermilk, and garlic in a blender until blended and smooth.
  2. Dice up tomatillos, jalapeno, cilantro and place in the blender.
  3. Juice up the lime and add that to the blender.
  4. Blend up all ingredients until smooth and creamy.
  5. Chill in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes.

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