Original Green Goddess Dressing

This creamy, herby dressing was invented at the historic Palace Hotel in San Francisco in the 1920’s in honor of William Archer’s hit play The Green Goddess. It enjoyed great success, especially in California, for decades and, in our opinion, is worth a revival.

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Original Green Goddess Dressing

Course Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword green goddess, salad dressing, traditional
Prep Time 10 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 151kcal


  • 1 cup Traditional Mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup snipped fresh chives or minced scallions
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley minced
  • 1/4 cup tarragon minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • 3 anchovy fillets rinsed, patted dry, and minced
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste


  • Stir all the ingredients together in a small bowl until well blended. Taste and adjust the seasonings. Use immediately or cover and refrigerate.


Serving: 3tbsp | Calories: 151kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 13mg | Sodium: 129mg | Potassium: 60mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 258IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 1mg

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