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The Green Goddess Salad – San Fransisco 49ers, NFC Champs

This famous salad originated at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco in 1923. It’s named for the tint of it dressing, which predates ranch dressing. For a very long time, this was the most popular salad dressing on the West Coast. The dressing itself is still very popular today.



  • 2-3 heads of butter lettuce, torn (depending on # of expected guests)
  • 6-8 canned artichoke hearts, nicely sliced
  • 2 tomatoes, sliced into wedges


  • 1 cup Greek yogurt*
  • ½ cup scallions, finely chopped (white and green parts)
  • ¼ cup fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 4 anchovy fillets, chopped
  • 1-2 cloves chopped garlic
  • ½ cup tarragon leaf, crushed or chopped
  • 2 teaspoons chervil (or parsley)
  • Dash of kosher Salt, to taste
  • Dash of black pepper, to taste


  1. In a blender, combine all the dressing ingredients, except for the yogurt, and blend until smooth.  Add in the yogurt and process until just blended. 
  2. Refrigerate if you don’t plan to use the dressing right away.
  3. In a serving bowl, combine your salad ingredients.
  4. Top with dressing, sprinkle with an additional dash of black pepper, toss, and serve.
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