Creamy Vegetarian Green Goddess Dressing

We turn the Green Goddess Dressing vegetarian and healthify it too. Still delicious, fresh, and creamy, this fabulous dressing is bursting with flavor.

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This classic, creamy savory salad dressing was dreamed up in the 1920s by a chef at San Francisco’s Palace Hotel for actor George Arliss, who was at the time starring in a play called, you guessed it, Green Goddess.

Green goddess dressing

Doubling as both a dressing and a dip, drizzle green goddess dressing over salad, veggies, and pasta. Or serve as a sumptuous dip with crudité or add to sandwiches instead of mayonnaise.

Green goddess dressing
Drizzle green goddess dressing over salad, veggies, and pasta. Or serve as a sumptuous dip with crudité.

Ingredients  

  • 2 cups watercress sprigs
  • 2 tbsp fresh rosemary
  • 2 tbsp fresh mint
  • ½ cup parsley
  • 1 spring onion chopped
  • ½ tsp finely grated lemon peel
  • ½ medium avocado
  • ½ cup sour cream or Greek yogurt
  • 1 ½ tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tsp creamed horseradish sauce
  • 1 garlic clove peeled
  • Salt to taste

Instructions 

  • Place all the ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Season with salt to taste.
  • Transfer the dip in an airtight container and refrigerate for 2 hours.
Prep 10 mins
Makes 1 cup

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