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green goddess salad dressing in a pint mason jar with 2 lemon halves, parsley and 7 cashew halves on a blue counter with white back splash.

Zesty Lemon Cashew Green Goddess Dressing Recipe – No Oil

Green Goddess is a creamy, tangy, zesty dressing with the perfect balance of fresh parsley, ginger, cashew, and lemon flavor. Creamy and flavorful, vegan dressing with no oil. Bursting with fresh parsley and herb flavor!

  • Total Time: 12 minutes
  • Yield: 2 cups 1x


Units Scale
  • 1 cup of parsley
  • 2 inches of ginger fresh
  • 1/2 cup of cashew nuts soaked in hot water
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon fresh basil
  • the juice of 2 lemons
  • 1 tablespoon of white vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons of natural yeast
  • 1/2 cup of water
  • 1/4 cup of chopped onion

For Green Goddess Salad:

  • 1/2 cup of cooked brown rice
  • 1/4 cup of red quinoa
  • 1 cup of chopped romaine
  • 1 cup of thin-sliced cabbage
  • 1 cup of chopped English cucumber
  • 1/2 cup of green onion
  • 1 cup of small chopped broccoli


  1. Gather all the ingredients.
  2. Soak the cashews in hot water for 10 minutes or overnight in cool water in the fridge.
  3. Wash the parsley and basil.
  4. In a blender add the parsley, ginger, cashews, parsley, maple syrupy, lemon, vinegar, natural yeast, and water.
  5. Blend for 1 to 2 minutes until thick and creamy. 


  • This dressing while delicious can be a little on the bitter side. If you like a sweeter dressing add a few more tablespoons of maple syrup. 
  • Author: Crafting a Family
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 2 minutes
  • Category: salad dressing
  • Method: blender
  • Diet: Vegan