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Green Goddess Salad Dressing Recipe
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Green Goddess Salad Dressing
It’s the classic green salad dressing starring tarragon and parsley. See more
  • READY IN 40 mins

Green Goddess Salad Dressing

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"This classic salad dressing includes mayonnaise, anchovies, vinegar, green onion, garlic, parsley, tarragon and chives. It can be prepared in a blender or food processor and is good served as a dressing for steamed artichokes, a seafood salad, or as a sauce over broiled fish. (If you don't have fresh tarragon, you can use 1/4 teaspoon dried, instead.)"

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins

    40 mins


  1. Mix together mayonnaise, anchovy, green onion, parsley, chives, vinegar and tarragon.
  2. Refrigerate until ready to serve and pour over favorite salad or greens.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jun 09, 2014

This is a wonderful, true-to-the-original green goddess dressing, my personal favorite, and this recipe deserves 5 stars!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jun 01, 2015

Not to my taste at all. The fatty oily fish and fatty oily mayo combine to make this way too heavy to pair with salad imo… Think I will try a dressing with much "lighter" ingredients in the future.

Jun 09, 2014

I thought this was fabulous!

Nov 02, 2009

Green Goddess was my mother's favorite salad dressing, and she got me hooked on it. After I could no longer find it in grocery stores, I thought that wonderful dressing was gone forever. I have been delighted with this dressing every time I've made it. It brings back wonderful memories of my mother, good times, and family dinners. My friends have enjoyed this dressing and when I don't make it, they ask me where it is in the selection of dressings at my house. This is most definitely worth the 5 stars I give it!

Nov 02, 2010

This is very, very good! It tastes so bright and fresh. I did alter the recipe: I doubled the parsley and chives and add garlic and cracked black pepper. They mayo has a strong flavor so I've found it's best to make it with 1/2 mayo and 1/2 plain yogurt. This is a great dip for carrots, cucumber, grape tomatoes and pumpernickel bread (I usually cut up pumpernickel bagels).

Jun 09, 2014

Absolutely delicious, sso happy to find this recipe. I mde this years ago for a dinner party, and could not remember how to make it. Thank you, thank you.

Jan 20, 2008

I use lowfat mayo and the whole family loves it. I've never seen my fiance have seconds on salad before. We call it "Skinny Goddess" and it has become a staple. *Hint: Don't mention the anchovies until after they go nuts over it.

Jun 09, 2014

Great recipe right on the real recipe


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  • Calories
  • 533 kcal
  • 27%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 2.6 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 30 mg
  • 10%
  • Fat
  • 58.5 g
  • 90%
  • Fiber
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 1.5 g
  • 3%
  • Sodium
  • 515 mg
  • 21%

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

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