This refreshing and crunchy Green Goddess Salad has a super creamy must-try dressing made with ripe California Avocados. This twist on the viral salad recipe is totally vegan and nut-free. It uses a few key Japanese ingredients to make the dressing, and the salad is made with plenty of herbs, greens, peppers and a secret ingredient: California Avocados. It’s crunchy, spicy, citrus-y, tangy, umami and rich!
Miso Avocado Green Goddess Salad
Total Time: 10 min
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Vitamin A 32 mcg; Vitamin C 150 mg; Calcium 191 mg; Iron 3 mg; Vitamin D 0 mcg; Folate 183 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.1 g
% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 4%; Vitamin C 170%; Calcium 15%; Iron 15 %; Vitamin D 0%
Ingredients1 head green cabbage, finely sliced 4 Persian cucumbers, finely sliced 1 cup sugar snap peas, sliced 3 green onions, finely sliced 1 cup Miso California Avocado Dressing (see make-ahead recipe below) 1/8 tsp. toasted sesame seeds, for garnish 1/2 ripe, Fresh California Avocado, seeded, peeled and sliced Miso California Avocado Dressing 1/4 cup lime juice 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1 small shallot, chopped 1 small serrano pepper, finely sliced 1/4 oz. chives, chopped 2 Tbsp. rice vinegar 2 Tbsp. nutritional yeast 1 Tbsp. white miso, or more to taste 1 Tbsp. tamari 2 tsp. toasted sesame oil 2 Tbsp. olive oil 1 cup (tightly packed) spinach 1 ripe, Fresh California Avocado, seeded and peeled 1/8 tsp. salt, or to taste
- Combine cabbage, cucumbers, snap peas and green onions into a large mixing bowl.
- Pour Miso California Avocado Dressing over the veggies and toss to combine.
- Top salad with toasted sesame seeds and avocado slices.
Miso California Avocado Dressing
- Add all ingredients to a blender and blend until completely smooth, using a spatula in between blending to scrape down the sides of the blender. Season with salt, as needed, and set aside until ready to serve.
- Reserve and refrigerate extra dressing for another use.
Serving Suggestion: For a heartier meal, add a protein such as grilled chicken or shrimp.
Beverage Pairing: Serve with your favorite sparkling beverage, like kombucha.
*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.
Did You Know?
You can’t always tell if an avocado is ripe just by its color.
As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados