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Honey Lime Cilantro Dressing Recipe

This Honey Lime Cilantro Dressing recipe is a bright, fresh, and herby vinaigrette! If you are looking for an easy way to add some flavor to those boring tacos or burritos, look no further.

This sauce packs some serious flavor that will leave you wanting more

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This Honey Lime Cilantro Dressing Recipe Is:

  • Bright
  • Fresh
  • A little spicy
  • Vibrant
  • Sweet
  • Vegetarian, Gluten free, Low Sodium
  • Great on anything: rice & beans, enchiladas, tamales, queso, you name it!

And I love how vibrant the sauce is – in color and in flavor! The sharpness from the lime juice and vinegar is wonderful with the silky texture from the olive oil. And the sweetness from the raw honey is absolutely perfect.

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What’s In This Honey Lime Cilantro Sauce Recipe?

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Because of the versatile flavors, you can serve this sauce on anything! It’s fantastic as a honey cilantro lime dressing too. The cilantro lime flavor pairs well with any Southwest or Mexican dish! It’s also amazing on top of roasted potatoes, on grilled vegetables, or baked/roasted protein.

The Best Blender for Dressing

I’ve owned a lot of blenders, but my Vitamix is definitely the best one I’ve owned. This high-speed blender will blend even the toughest of ingredients into pulp.  I prefer using my blender to my food processor for sauces like this or homemade hummus, as it’s much easier to clean the Vitamix. This is definitely one kitchen appliance we use on a daily basis!

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How Do I Make This Honey Lime Cilantro Sauce?

  • Add all ingredients to a blender or food processor and mix on high for 1 minute, until the sauce is smooth and creamy.
  • Spoon directly onto tacos, potatoes, roasted vegetables, or salad.
  • Transfer any leftover sauce to an airtight container and use within 2 days.

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Cilantro Honey Lime Sauce Recipe Gluten Free Healthy Raw Honey

Honey Lime Cilantro Dressing

Kelly Jensen
This Honey Lime Cilantro Dressing is a bright, bold, flavorful sauce that is delicious to enjoy for your next taco night! A sweet & fun twist on a classic condiment. 
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Course Sauce
Cuisine American
Servings 6 servings
Calories 95 kcal


  • 2 bunches cilantro leaves and stems
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice freshly squeezed
  • 3 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon raw honey
  • 1/8 cup white vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/8 teaspoon Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
  • 1/4 cup water optional if sauce is too thick


  • Roughly chop the cilantro, garlic cloves, and parsley. Add to a high speed blender with the rest of the ingredients: Olive oil, lime juice, vinegar, raw honey, oregano, red pepper flakes.
  • Blend on high speed for 1 minute until a thick sauce forms. Add 1 tablespoon of water at a time if the sauce is too thick or if the blender seizes up.
  • Once blended, top sauce on tacos, burritos, rice, etc.


Calories: 95kcalCarbohydrates: 4gProtein: 1gFat: 9gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 3mgPotassium: 26mgFiber: 1gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 194IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 6mgIron: 1mg
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