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Chef John's Green Goddess Dressing Recipe
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Chef John's Green Goddess Dressing
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  • READY IN 15 mins

Chef John's Green Goddess Dressing

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"This creamy, herby, addictively delicious sauce is not only my favorite salad dressing, but is one of my favorite dips as well. You can of course tweak the acidity with more or less lemon, as well as play with the salt and pepper, but please do not change the trio of herbs. The way the parsley and chive play against the sweet tarragon makes this unlike any other herb dressing."

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    15 mins

    15 mins


  1. Blend mayonnaise, sour cream, parsley, tarragon, chives, lemon juice, rice vinegar, anchovy fillet, garlic, cayenne pepper, salt, and black pepper in a blender until smooth.
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Oct 07, 2014

This was delicious! I made a trial version per the recipe, with the exception that I had to substitute white wine vinegar for the rice vinegar as I had forgotten to purchase it. I found it too tart so the batch I made for the event (as an alternative dipping sauce to shrimp instead of just cocktail sauce)I cut the vinegar and lemon juice in half and the recipe was divine!

Mar 01, 2015

This sauce is absolutely divine!! I had to omit the anchovy as my husband is prone to gout and anchovies will bring on an attack almost immediately. But, even so, this was so amazingly good! Keep 'em coming, Chef John. You're the best!!


6 Ratings

Feb 11, 2015

Chef John I want you to know that when I need a great recipe I now search for Chef John. This dressing is fabulous, and since it's February and I only have dried herbs from my garden I used those and it's still excellent. Your creamy horseradish sauce was the absolute hit of Christmas dinner, and I served it with ham recently too, delicious! Please keep em coming!


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  • Calories
  • 124 kcal
  • 6%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 1.3 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 10 mg
  • 3%
  • Fat
  • 13.2 g
  • 20%
  • Fiber
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 0.7 g
  • 1%
  • Sodium
  • 94 mg
  • 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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