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Green Goddess Dip

Green Goddess Dip

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons roughly chopped fresh chives
  • 2 tablespoons roughly chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 1 tablespoon roughly chopped fresh tarragon
  • 2 tablespoons roughly chopped fresh basil
  • 1 tablespoon roughly chopped fresh mint
  • 2 or 3 anchovy fillets
  • 1 shallot, roughly chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 3/4 cup sour cream

Prep Time:

3 minutes

Cook Time:

N/A

Serves:

8

Redolent of fresh herbs, this dip is inspired by the classic green goddess salad dressing. The chef at San Francisco's Palace Hotel created the dressing in the 1920s to honor actor George Arliss, who was performing locally in a play called Green Goddess.

Recipe courtesy of Williams Sonoma

Foodie Byte: Serve with Classic Crudités Makes about 1 1/2 cups

Preparation

  1. In a blender or food processor, combine the chives, parsley, tarragon, basil, mint, anchovies, shallot, lemon juice and mayonnaise. Blend or process until smooth, about 1 minute or about 15 pulses.
  2. Transfer the mixture to a bowl and stir in the sour cream. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes or up to 3 days.