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Light Avocado Green Goddess Dressing

Total time:

10 min

Prep time:

10 min

Cook time:


Nutritional Highlights (Per serving) See Full
120 Calories
9 g Fat
3 g Fiber
240 mg Sodium
7 g Carbs
Light Avocado Green Goddess Dressing


A mayo-free version of a classic dressing, with creamy avocado!


Serves: 4

1 ripe, Fresh California Avocado, seeded and peeled
1/2 cup Greek yogurt, plain, nonfat
2 anchovy fillets
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 cup tarragon leaves
1/4 cup parsley, chopped
2 Tbsp. water
1 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
1 Tbsp. lemon juice
3/4 tsp. agave nectar
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. hot sauce

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting.
Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados.


  1. Combine all the ingredients in a food processor
  2. Puree until smooth
  3. Add more water for a thinner consistency, if desired

Serving Suggestion: Drizzle on your favorite dinner salad.

*Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.

Nutrition information per serving

Calories 120
Total Fat 9 g (Sat 2 g, Trans 0 g, Poly 1 g, Mono 6 g)
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 240 mg
Potassium 300 mg
Total Carbohydrates 7 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Total Sugar 2 g
Protein 5 g

Vitamin A 23 mcg; Vitamin C 11 mg; Calcium 67 mg; Iron 1 mg; Vitamin D 0 mcg; Folate 44 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 2%; Vitamin C 20%; Calcium 6%; Iron 6 %; Vitamin D 0%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

About the author

Dara Michalski, a Canadian (“Canuck”) living in the United States, is the recipe developer and photographer behind the healthy recipe and running site, Cookin’ Canuck. Dara has been sharing her easy, innovative and healthy recipes with her readers since April 2009. More recently, she started writing about her adventures with running, including her first marathon. Starting in September 2011, Dara’s cooking and view on health went through a transformation, leading to a 30-pound weight loss and a new dedication to moderation in eating and exercise. She believes that healthy eating doesn’t need to equal boring food!

Dara is a brand advocate. Their content on the California Avocado Commission website and/or blog is part of their partnership with our organization.


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