As hard as I try to avoid being totally basic, I must admit that I regularly succumb to the latest food trends. I can’t help it, I am a sheep! This particular recipe is one of those trends but I promise you, it is delicious and super versatile. In the past few years, there have been countless recipes for “Green Goddess Dressing” popping up on blogs and all over Pintrest. Who could resist that pillowy green cloud of homemade deliciousness? Even the much celebrated and criticized $200 smoothie tycoon Gwyneth Paltrow had a version in her cookbook!
I wanted to keep you all hip to the fads and share my version of the dressing. I am opting out of the whole “Green Goddess” thing because I am cool and different. 😉
15 Minutes, 1 Spoon
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-2 cloves garlic
-3 tbsp fresh parsley (also great with basil or whatever fresh herbs you have lying around)
-Juice from half a lemon (or a whole lime)
-1/3 cup olive oil
-2/3 cup water
-Salt & Pepper to taste
Remove skin and seed from avocado and remove the garlic cloves from the shell. Juice the lemon or lime. Combine all ingredients into a blender, food processor, magic bullet or whatever random appliances you have lying around that will smoosh up stuff!
I keep the dressing in a regular size mason jar with a lid in the fridge. It lasts quite a while, at least a week but usually longer. If it keeps its green colour and doesn’t smell weird it should be good to go. I have not taken food safe either so use your own discretion! 😉
How to use it:
There are so many delicious recipes that can use a dressing like this!
You can use it as a spread on sandwiches or wraps, as a dressing for salad, or as a veggie dip.
You can heat it up with pasta or zucchini noodles.
You can add it to roasted vegetables.
Or put it over your favourite quinoa dish! Stay tuned for this recipe in a few weeks.
Please let me know if you have any other ideas of what to put this yummy dressing on!
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