This easy green goddess dressing is the perfect buddha bowl sauce and pairs wonderfully with many salads, including the green goddess salad, southwestern salad and easy rainbow salad. This delicious dressing is vegan, oil-free, gluten-free, and soy-free.
This simple, easy-to-make salad and bowl dressing is so lovely it will have you calling it beautifully delicious. With only seven divine ingredients, the green goddess is creamy from the cashews and has a burst of freshness from cilantro and parsley. It is also savory from the onion, garlic, and coconut aminos. It has just the right among of zing from the lemon juice.
This green goddess dressing recipe only takes 15 minutes to whip up! Feel free to use your mini blender to prepare this.
So if you ever questioned this dressing because of its green status, you'll be pleasantly surprised at just how awesome this Easy Green Goddess Dressing is. It'll likely become your new go-to dressing for salads and favorite buddha bowl sauce.
Easy Green Goddess Dressing has 7 key ingredients
- Raw cashews
- Green onion
- Coconut aminos
How to Prepare
- Start by preparing the cashews for blending. You can either soak them in water overnight to soften. Or a faster method is to bring a small pot of water (about 2 cups) to a gentle boil. Add cashews and let them simmer for 3 to 5 minutes. Turn off heat and let the cashews sit in hot water while assembling the rest of the ingredients.
- Rough chop the fresh cilantro and parsley. You'll want ½ cup packed of each. Add parsley, cilantro, chopped green onion, garlic cloves, coconut aminos, the juice from 1 lemon to a blender, and ⅓ cup of water.
- Take the cashews from the pot and give them a quick rinse under cold water. Strain and add them to the blender with the other ingredients.
- Blend on high speed for 15 to 30 seconds or until smooth and creamy. Enjoy!
Frequently Asked Questions
This Easy Green Goddess Dressing can be used as a salad dressing, buddha bowl sauce, or dip. It's a perfect dressing on the Green Goddess Salad, Best Southwestern Salad and EasyRainbow Salad. It can also be a sauce on the Sofritas Bowl or the Best Blessed Black Bean Beauty Bowl. If you’re like me and you love to dip your pizza in a yummy sauce, this green goddess can be a delicious dip for the Veggie Pizza for One. This dressing can also be used as a base sauce to build your own pizza on an Ezekiel sprouted grain tortilla. In any way—a dressing, a sauce, or a dip this Easy Green Goddess dressing is irresistibly tasty.
A healthy salad drenched in an unhealthy dressing is counterproductive. Most salad dressings are packed with oil, sugar, artificial preservatives, and other highly processed ingredients, making them high in calories and low in nutritional value. However, what is fantastic about this Easy Green Goddess Dressing is that it is made with whole plant food ingredients and complements any nutrient-dense salad made up of leafy greens, other vegetables, whole grains, and legumes (beans, peas, lentils).
Store unused green goddess dressing in an airtight container (like a mason jar) in the refrigerator for up to 4 days. Give it a good stir or shake before using as ingredients may separate.
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