Healthy Recipe: Green Mountain Goddess Dressing


Here’s Our Rendition of the Old Classic Green Goddess Dressing Healthy Recipe Green Goddess Dressing

The biggest difference is that we cut out the buttermilk, simply because it isn’t a typical ingredient that we have kicking around the kitchen so we use yogurt instead.

And we put all of the ingredients in the blender at once and blend it rather than slowly adding ingredients separately. This shortens the prep process down to merely minutes!

This recipe will yield about 1 cup of dressing so that should give you 8 servings.

It can be refrigerated for 3-4 days.


  • ¼ cup fresh chopped chives
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh flat-leafed parsley
  • 1 Tablespoon chopped fresh tarragon
  • Juice of 1 fresh lemon
  • 1 chopped clove garlic
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • ½ cup yogurt
  • Salt and pepper

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Add all ingredients to a food processor or blender and combine until smooth.

That’s it, enjoy!

4 responses to “Healthy Recipe: Green Mountain Goddess Dressing”

  1. Beth Warner says:

    What can I substitute for yogurt if I am dairy intolerant?

  2. Paul says:

    Looks very nice, I wonder how a little ginger will go in the mix?

  3. junelupiani says:

    Hi Beth. Maybe some goat milk yogurt? Or sheep? Easy to get your hands on here in VT but maybe a little more difficult in other places. Whole Foods typically has one or the other. Or a local coop. Give them a call first.

  4. junelupiani says:

    Go for it Paul! I love that idea!
    You could use fresh chopped up real well, or try powdered ginger. Let me know how it goes.

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