Green Goddess Salad Dressing

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 10 min.


2 cups

Updated: Oct. 31, 2023
It’s no trick to fix this time-honored green goddess dressing at home. Made with fresh ingredients, it’s excellent—a real treat compared to store-bought salad dressing. —Page Alexander, Baldwin City, Kansas
Green Goddess Salad Dressing Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/4 cup packed fresh parsley sprigs
  • 3 anchovy fillets
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 green onion tops, coarsely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce


  1. Place all ingredients in a blender; cover and process until smooth. Transfer to a bowl or jar; cover and store in the refrigerator.

Green Goddess Salad Dressing Tips

How do you make green goddess dressing from scratch?

To make this green goddess dressing from scratch, mix all the dressing ingredients together in a blender and process until smooth and creamy. Most green goddess salad dressings, including ours, include ingredients like mayo, sour cream, green pepper, parsley, Worcestershire sauce, anchovies, lemon juice, garlic, onion and pepper.

How long does green goddess dressing keep?

Like most homemade salad dressing recipes, green goddess dressing keeps for about a week in the refrigerator. We recommend storing it in an airtight container.

How do you use green goddess dressing?

There are plenty of ways to use green goddess dressing! We recommend drizzling it on top of salad recipes and Buddha bowls.

Nutrition Facts

2 tablespoons: 109 calories, 12g fat (2g saturated fat), 3mg cholesterol, 101mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.