Easy Green Goddess Dip

Enjoy this easy version of the famous Green Goddess dip. This sour cream and avocado dip is low in carbs and can be prepared in just minutes.

A bowl of green goddess dip and fresh vegetables

Green Goddess is a flavorful dip made with ripe avocados, sour cream, mayonnaise, and fresh herbs. Green Goddess dip is perfect for fresh vegetables, can be served as a salad dressing, and is perfect with chips.

This famous dip has its origins in the 1920s. Created in San Fransico Hotel the Palace. It was created to honor a play, but it is hard to keep a delicious dip down. This has been a popular dip ever since its creation. It continued to be so popular Good Seasons salad dressing company made a salad dressing called Green Goddess.

Green Goddess Dip – the easy way

The original recipe has a lot of fresh herbs in it, it was made with chervil, chives, anchovy, Worcestershire sauce along with the sour cream and mayonnaise. Sometimes it can be hard to find fresh chervil and chives, this recipe is made much more simply for a delicious flavor.

This easy version has simple ingredients you are likely to have on hand already. You will need a soft and ripe avocado, mayonnaise, sour cream, parsley, green onion, seasoned salt, and salt.

Ingredients for green goddess dip: mayonnaise, sour cream, parsley, green onions, seasoned salt and more.

To make the dip I first like to mash up the avocado with my Oxo potato masher. If you mash the avocado completely before mixing the rest of the ingredients its easy to mix everything together.

Mashing an avocado with a potato masher for a creamy avocado dip

Next, you will simply mix up the dressing. You will notice that a beautiful green color will begin to bloom. The green comes from the fresh herbs and the avocado.

Mixing up sour cream, mayonnaise, avocado and more for green goddess dressing.

How to serve Green Goddess

You can use this creamy avocado dip in many different ways. You can enjoy it as a salad dressing, it is perfect with a cobb salad. You can also dip fresh vegetables like carrots, grape tomatoes, fresh broccoli, and cauliflower. It also makes a great dip for potato chips or corn chips.

Looking for more great dip recipes? Be sure to try some of these get vegetable dip recipes.

Vegetable Dip
Boudin Dip
Hot French Onion Dip
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creamy green goddess dip in a bowl served with fresh vegetables

A bowl of green goddess dip and fresh vegetables

Green Goddess Dip

Make some old-fashioned green goddess dip.
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Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Green Goddess Dip
Servings: 6
Calories: 140kcal


  • 1 soft, avocado ripe
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup parsley finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup green onions finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise


  • Mash avocado, add sour cream, mayonnaise, salt and seasoning salt and mix well. Fold in chopped parsley and chopped green onions.


Calories: 140kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 23mg | Sodium: 480mg | Potassium: 93mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 700IU | Vitamin C: 7.8mg | Calcium: 52mg | Iron: 0.4mg
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I recreate your favorite restaurant recipes, so you can prepare these dishes at home. I help you cook dinner, and serve up dishes you know your family will love. You can find most of the ingredients for all of the recipes in your local grocery store.

Stephanie is the author of CopyKat.com's Dining Out in the Home, and CopyKat.com's Dining Out in the Home 2.

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    • Stephanie

      Mine says a fairly decent green for about 48 hours. You could store it with some plastic wrap that is physically on the dip. A squeeze of lemon juice may also help.

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