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Green Goddess Dressing

September  3, 2013
9 Ratings
Photo by James Ransom
Author Notes

This is the kind of Green Goddess you actually want to eat -- no mayo, not too much garlic, and loaded with fresh herbs and avocado. Adapted from Bon Appetit. —Brette Warshaw

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Green Goddess Dressing
  • Makes around 2 cups
  • 1/2 medium ripe avocado
  • 3 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • 2 oil-packed anchovies, very finely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon lime juice
  • 3/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh tarragon
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
  • 1 tablespoon chopped shallot
  • Salt and pepper
In This Recipe
  1. Put your avocado, vinegar, garlic clove, anchovies, lemon juice, lime juice, and sugar in a blender. Blend until pureed.
  2. While the motor is running, pour in your 3/4 cup olive oil in a steady stream. Whisk in the heavy cream.
  3. Stir in your chopped basil, parsley, tarragon, and shallot.
  4. Season with salt and pepper. Taste it -- it's good!
  5. Cover your mixture and put it in the fridge for at least 3 hours. Let stand at room temperature for 10 to 20 minutes before serving. It will keep for 3 days. Enjoy at your leisure.

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Brette Warshaw

Recipe by: Brette Warshaw

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