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Green Goddess Dressing

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Ingredients

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1 full cup of Full-fat Greek yogurt
1/2 cup of Mayonnaise
6 Green onion chopped in a coarse manner
Freshly squeezed Lemon juice
1.5 cups of coarsely chopped Fresh herbs
3 Anchovy fillets
2 coarsely chopped Garlic cloves
1 tablespoon of Salt Always keep some near you to be added after tasting
Freshly Ground black pepper

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Green Goddess Dressing

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    The perfect dressing period.

    • 15 minutes
    • Serves 2
    • Easy

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    If you are looking for a great way to use the herbs hiding in your fridge or the fresh ones you have in your small garden, then making a Green Goddess Dressing is a great way to do so!


    The Green Goddess Dressing recipe is exactly what you need to make your salads and many other dishes more special. It is a creamy, delicious, and tangy dressing loaded with the refreshing flavor of herbs.


    The Green Goddess Dressing used to be very popular during the 70s and 80s after being produced in a bottled version in 1970. But, the recipe came up first in 1923 by a chef of the Palace Hotel in San Francisco. This dressing was mainly named Green Goddess for its beautiful green color resulting from the combination of different herbs.


    The Green Goddess recipe is a vibrant, easy, and quick recipe that you can make with simple ingredients in a few minutes only. And the magic of Green Goddess Dressing is that it is a plant-based recipe which means that it is very healthy and quite flavorsome at the same time.


    You can use the Green Goddess Dressing in many different ways that can bring the sharpness of the herbs’ flavor to almost any plate you serve.


    San Francisco’s very own dressing can be served on top of a salad, as a dip to fresh vegetables, or as an accompaniment to grilled fish or chicken.


    We all know that the Green Goddess Dressing is a great way to dress any salad. But, you can get more and more out of this recipe. It is an excellent combination of simple ingredients that are perfect for salads, dipping vegetables, and Buddha bowls.

    So, let’s go through a few ways in which you can enjoy your Green Goddess Dressing:

    • You can use it on top of many different salads such as Cesar salad, Kale Salad, or Radish salad.

    • You can use it over seafood and especially Salmon.

    • You can use it as a dip and serve it in the center of a Crudité with fresh vegetables and Pita bread for dipping.

    • You can use it as a dipping sauce that goes with French Fries or Sweet Potato Fries instead of Mayo or Ketchup.

    • You can use a spoon to add your Green Goddess dressing to a Baked Sweet Potato, then serve it with some Crispy Roasted Chickpeas to form a complete meal.

    • Use it to drizzle it over roasted vegetables such as Broccoli, Cauliflower, and Butternut Squash.

    • You can use it as a topping to any Grain bowl. You have many options; for example, you can put it on top of your Buddha Bowl or your Bowl made of roasted vegetables.

    Green Goddess Dressing is a creamy, herby, and addictively delicious recipe that will quickly become your favorite. The thing is that The Green Goddess Dressing is such a solid and tasty recipe. 

    The reason behind it is the mixture of a number of fresh herbs that goes with the savory undertone of its ingredients.

    To prepare your Green Goddess Dressing perfectly, you need these simple ingredients. All the following amounts can be adjusted to your taste.

    Tips and Notes For You To Make This Recipe

    • If you would like to make your Green Goddess Dressing less thick, you can add some water or olive oil to the mixture. Olive oil doesn’t only thin the creamy sauce; it also adds some extra richness.

    • A traditional recipe of Green Goddess Dressing includes Mayo and sour cream. But, it would be better to replace these ingredients with Greek yogurt for a healthier dressing.

    • If you would like to make a vegan version of the Goddess Green Dressing, you can replace the Greek yogurt with a cup of water and follow the exact instructions.

    • To make a vegetarian Green Goddess Dressing, you can replace the anchovies with Capers to bring a savory and briny flavor.

    • You can add to the recipe any green leafy herbs you have in your fridge or garden. You can try mint, dill, or cilantro.

    Green Goddess Dressing is a herbaceous dressing that is very versatile. The great thing about this dressing is that it can be made in a few minutes only.


    The leafy fresh herbs for the healthy herbal flavor. The lemon juice brightens the flavor. The Garlic, salt, and pepper add depth of flavor to the recipe and tie everything together to give a harmonious mixture.

    All the ingredients in this recipe work together so well to give your next most favorite dressing.

    A dressing that has the perfect viscosity, the perfect consistency, and the perfect thickness. It is just IDEAL!

    As usual, the first step is to grab all the components of your recipe and place them within reach. After preparing your ingredients, nothing is easier than making your Green Goddess Dressing! 

    Featured image:
    Mexican Green Goddess dressing
    by the james kitchen @ flickr

    Steps

    1
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    In a food processor or blender, put the following ingredients: Greek yogurt, the Mayo, green onions, and herbs. 

    2
    Done

    Add to them your Garlic cloves, anchovies, lemon juice, salt, and black pepper. Pulse to blend the whole mixture in the food processor until all the ingredients are well combined. 

    3
    Done

    Process until the remix is quite smooth and uniformly green.

    4
    Done

    Now that your Green Goddess Dressing is ready, you may taste it for seasoning of salt or pepper according to your preferences. You can also tweak the acidity with more or less lemon juice.

    5
    Done

    The next step is to transfer your Green Goddess Dressing in a lidded jar and place it in the refrigerator to use it whenever you need to. It expires after one week of its making.

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