I LOVE this green goddess dressing! It’s creamy, flavorful, tangy and has a little bit of a kick—all without the usual sour cream that is usually in green goddess dressings. The addition of avocado adds a nice healthy creaminess without any dairy. You can use this as a salad dressing or even set it out as a dip for your sliced veggies!
Before you say this recipe isn’t dairy-free, remember that mayo is made with eggs yolks and eggs are not dairy. Mayo is made with oil, egg yolks, and other stuff….there is no dairy (i.e. a product made from milk from a mammal like a cow, goat or sheep). Chickens do not produce milk nor are they mammals. You can see my mayo recipe here.
Now, I made this dairy-free for the dairy-sensitive or paleo folks like myself. Many people are sensitive to milk products, but not eggs. However, if you are vegan…you may need a few more tweaks. I know there are anchovies in this recipe, which is great for the paleo people because it adds a nice zing, a little protein and super healthy omega-3 fats, but it’s not so good for the vegans.
So, if you are vegan, you have my blessing to omit the anchovy filet and see how it turns out, but I haven’t tried the recipe without anchovy, so I can’t attest to the consistency or flavor with any of those changes (sorry!). You can probably swap my mayo for a vegan mayo and maybe try adding a little more nutritional yeast? Let me know how it turns out in the comments if you try it this way!
Paleo Green Goddess Dressing Recipe:
I LOVE this green goddess dressing! It's creamy, flavorful, tangy and has a little bit of a kick. You can use this as a salad dressing or even set it out as a dip for your sliced veggies!
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