Growing Chefs! Ontario Green Goddess

Green Goddess

Athena herself would be drooling over this flavour power packed salad recipe made famous on Tik Tok by Baked By Melissa. Green goddess dressing has been around since the 19th century, an herby green sauce fit for a queen!
Serves 6
6 cups green cabbage, finely chopped1 cucumber, finely diced1/4 cup chives, thinly minced1 bunch green onions, thinly sliced on a bias


1 bunch basil leaves1 cup spinach2 cloves garlic, minced1 small shallot, finely diced2 lemons, juiced2 tablespoons rice vinegar1/4 cup olive oil1/4 cup sunflower seeds1/3 cup nutritional yeast salt to taste
measuring spoonsmeasuring cupsbowls of various sizedcutting boardchef's knife or paring knifecitrus reamersmall strainerblender or food processortasting spoonsdish towel

Get Organized!

Gather your mise en place; get together all of the equipment needed for the recipe and gather your ingredients.

Get Prepped!

Peel the outside leaves of the cabbage if wilted and cut the cabbage in half. Remove the core of the cabbage with your knife, and cut the cabbage into quarters. Finely dice6 cups of cabbage and save the rest for another use.

Cut the ends off of the cucumber, and cut it into finger sized pieces. Cut the cucumber into a dice about 1 centimetre.

Thinly mince the chives.

Thinly slice the green parts of the green onion on a bias.

Cut the lemons in half, and squeeze out as much juice as possible, strain out the seeds.

Remove the skin from the garlic and finely chop.

Cut the shallot in half lengthwise and remove the papery skin. Finely dice the shallot.

Remove the basil leaves from the stem, and place in the blender with the spinach.

Into the blender, measure the sunflower seeds, nutritional yeast, olive oil, and rice vinegar. Add the lemon juice, garlic, and shallots.

Get Cooking!

Blend the dressing ingredients until smooth and creamy. Add salt to taste.

Mix together the cabbage, cucumber, chives and green onion in a bowl. Toss with dressing and serve.