Avocado Green Goddess Dressing (Vegetarian + Gluten-Free)
A healthy, creamy and delicious Avocado Green Goddess Dressing to elevate all of your veggies! Serve as a vibrant salad dressing or as a dip for vegetables, crackers and more. This recipe is naturally vegetarian and gluten-free, and can easily be made vegan.
What is Green Goddess Dressing?
Green Goddess Dressing is a vibrant, flavourful and nutritious salad dressing. It gets it’s green colour because its usually full of fresh herbs like cilantro, parsley, or basil. It also usually includes vegetables from the allium family for flavour, like green onions and fresh garlic.
Some recipes use yogurt or mayonnaise to lend a nice, creamy texture to the dressing. In this recipe, I chose to use avocado instead. I added avocado to this dressing not only for the creaminess that it lends, but also for the heart-healthy fat and fibre content. This also makes this salad dressing recipe totally dairy-free and egg-free.
You can use this Avocado Green Goddess Dressing on top of your salads, as a dip for fresh vegetables and crackers or other finger foods, and you can also use it as a sauce or spread on things like sandwiches and wraps. We love versatility over here.
Ingredients for this Avocado Green Goddess Dressing:
This salad dressing recipe is jam-packed with fresh, nutritious and flavourful ingredients. To make it, we’ll add all of the following ingredients to a blender or food processor:
- Extra virgin olive oil
- White wine vinegar
- Fresh cilantro
- Fresh parsley
- Green onions
- Lime juice
- Salt and pepper
How to Store Avocado Green Goddess Dressing:
If you have leftovers (which you likely will), you can store the leftover Avocado Green Goddess Dressing in am airtight, sealed container or jar in the fridge up. The dressing will keep fresh in the refrigerator up to 1 week.
To make the recipe vegan: You can swap the honey in this recipe for a vegan-friendly sweetener like agave syrup or maple syrup.
Instead of cilantro/parsley: If you only have one or the other, you can use 1 cup of either cilantro/parsley instead of 1/2 cup of each. Alternatively, you can use 1/2 cup basil in place of either the cilantro or parsley if you prefer.
If you prefer no added sugar: You can omit the honey/liquid sweetener all together.
More Healthy Salad Dressing Recipes:
- Homemade Healthy Caesar Dressing
- Easy & Healthy Italian Dressing
- Sunshine Salad Dressing
- 5 Healthy Homemade Salad Dressings
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Avocado Green Goddess Dressing
- 1/2 cup olive oil
- 3 tbsp white wine vinegar
- 1 medium avocado
- 1/2 cup fresh cilantro, packed
- 1/2 cup fresh parsley, packed
- 1/4 cup green onion, chopped
- juice of 1 lime
- 1 tbsp honey, can sub. for maple syrup or agave
- 1 clove garlic
- pinch of salt and pepper
- 1/2 cup water
- Add all ingredients to a blender or food processor and blend until smooth and creamy.
- Taste, and adjust ingredients as necessary. For a thinner consistency, add an additional 1-2 tbsp water at a time until desired consistency is achieved.
- Serve as a salad dressing or a dip. Store in a sealed container or jar in the fridge up to 1 week.