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Spring Salad With Homemade Green Goddess Dressing

by Nellie

If you love a bright and delicious salad, check out this Spring Salad with Homemade Green Goddess Dressing. The flavors are bright and this salad is super easy to make!

I love a beautiful tasty salad. This one is super simple with a delicious green goddess dressing recipe to make it all come together perfectly.

What is green goddess dressing made of?

This dressing is mayonnaise based and gets its green color from fresh herbs. The most common herbs used in green goddess dressing are tarragon, chives, and parsley.

How do you make green goddess dressing?

To make this dressing, simply combine all of the ingredients in a blender or food processor and blend until smooth. That’s it!

What do you serve green goddess dressing with?

This dressing is delicious on salads, as a dip for vegetables, or even as a sandwich spread. Try it on our Spring Salad with Green Goddess Dressing or use it as a dip for these Crispy Baked Zucchini Fries.

What does Goddess Salad Dressing Taste Like?

This dressing is herb-forward, with a bright and fresh flavor. The tarragon, chives, and parsley give it a unique flavor that will add something special to your salads. It’s also tangy, creamy, and a little bit salty, which makes it irresistible. Give it a try!

What ingredients do you need for this Spring Salad With Goddess Dressing?

For the Salad

4 cups spring salad mix

3-4 mandarin oranges, peeled and broken apart

½ cup cashews, roughly chopped

1 avocado, halved and sliced thinly

For the Dressing

1 cup plain greek yogurt

¼ cup olive oil

1 tsp apple cider vinegar

2 tbsp lemon juice, freshly squeezed

1 cup fresh basil, roughly chopped

1 cup fresh parsley, roughly chopped

¼ cup green onion, chopped

Where should I serve this Spring Salad with the delicious dressing?

This salad is perfect for a potluck, outdoor picnic, or even a light dinner. It’s also great to bring as a side dish to any party or gathering!

Spring Salad With Homemade Green Goddess Dressing
Yield: 8 servings

Spring Salad With Homemade Green Goddess Dressing

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

This spring salad is great as a appetizer or a side dish. Super easy goddess dressing is so good and easy to make!

Ingredients

  • For the Salad
  • 4 cups spring salad mix
  • 3-4 mandarin oranges, peeled and broken apart
  • ½ cup cashews, roughly chopped
  • 1 avocado, halved and sliced thinly
  • For the Dressing
  • 1 cup plain greek yogurt
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice, freshly squeezed
  • 1 cup fresh basil, roughly chopped
  • 1 cup fresh parsley, roughly chopped
  • ¼ cup green onion, chopped

Instructions

  1. Combine all of the ingredients in a medium to large mixing bowl and toss gently

For the Dressing

  1. Add all of the ingredients to a high speed food processor. 
  2. Process on high for about 45-60 seconds until there are no lumps. (Purée setting)
  3. Serve over salad.

Notes

To thin out the dressing add water 1/2 tbsp at a time and blend until desired consistency.

Almonds are a great alternative to cashews and cracked black pepper tastes great sprinkled on the salad after adding the dressing. 

Additional optional toppings that will pair well: cherry tomatoes, red onion, blue corn tortilla strips 

Nutrition Information

Yield

8

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 245Total Fat 17gSaturated Fat 3gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 13gCholesterol 2mgSodium 118mgCarbohydrates 21gFiber 5gSugar 13gProtein 6g

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