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Green Goddess Salad Dressing – Ready in 3 Minutes!

green goddess salad dressing in jar

I love basil, especially when in season. Every spring I plant a ton of basil in my garden. Think about ALL the homemade pesto that results from it! This year I had to use a few pots since I just moved to a new home and didn’t have the chance to build my new garden yet. Stay tuned for next summer!! I’m already planning out what I’ll plant and how much. I’ve been making this green goddess salad dressing for years and years. So finally, I’m sharing it with the world. This beautiful dressing not only adds a splash of colour, but it tastes AMAZING! It’s always very well received!

This green goddess salad dressing is not only delicious, but it is super easy to make! I just love an easy recipe that makes minimal mess. This recipe does not disappoint in either department.

Just toss all these wholesome ingredients into a high powered blender (I use my Vitamix) and give it a whirl. Process until smooth and creamy. You really can’t go wrong! It’s easy, delicious, contains no artificial ingredients compared to store bought dressings, and it really adds some beauty to your salads. Give it a try and let me know what you think in the comments below.

This delicious salad dressing can also double as a dip.

Don’t limit yourself to only salads. This works well with a veggies and cracker tray as well! When I’m using this as a dip, I use a little less oil and vinegar and a little more basil. This gives me a thicker more “dippable” (is that a word?) consistency. Seriously, a crowd pleaser. Give it a try!

Want more homemade salad dressing recipes? For a protein packed option, try this Creamy Butter Bean Dressing. It is creamy without dairy, and seriously loaded with protein and iron. The perfect dressing or dip for your salad or veggie snack.

green goddess salad dressing in jar

Green Goddess Salad Dressing - Ready in 3 Minutes!

Course: Dip, Salad, Sauce
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 3 minutes
Servings: 1 Cup
Loaded with fresh basil, this green goddess salad dressing will add a splash of colour and delicious flavour to your salads.
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  • 2 cloves garlic peeled
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 1 freshly squeezed lime
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Toss everything into your high powered blender and process until well smooth and creamy. Store in refrigerator for up to 5 days.


If you like a thicker consistency, add more basil, if you want to thin it out, add more olive oil, or water.
Serving: 1Tbsp | Calories: 62kcal | Fat: 6g | Potassium: 6mg | Vitamin A: 0.4% | Vitamin C: 1.7% | Calcium: 0.3% | Iron: 0.4%
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*Nutritional information is an estimate, calculated using online tools.

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