If you're a fan of Sweetgreen, salads, or ranch, you're in luck. In 2021, the salad chain revealed how to make its beloved green goddess ranch dressing on TikTok. The dressing — which is perfectly creamy and herby — is a key ingredient in the restaurant's BBQ Chicken Salad and Super Green Goddess Salad. And now, thanks to the recipe reveal, you can pair it with any salad you make at home.
You'll probably be in good company, too. With more than 17,000 likes, the TikTok featuring the recipe got a lot of attention from Sweetgreen fans, spawning countless other copycat recipes and "I Tried It" videos.
Naturally, we wanted to try it out, too — but the video doesn't share the dressing's exact measurements. The good news is that we did some digging and found the complete recipe for Sweetgreen's green goddess ranch shared by the brand on Pinterest, including specific measurements. We gave it a test run and can confirm that this is the real thing.
Keep reading to get the full recipe for Sweetgreen's green goddess ranch, and try it for yourself. Even though these are the exact measurements shared by the brand, don't hesitate to adjust the ingredients based on your preferences or taste buds — that's the beauty of making condiments from scratch. Enjoy!
Start with 1/2 to 1 teaspoon of salt, then taste the dressing and add more as needed. You can also add more basil, cilantro, and parsley, if you'd like. To make this dressing dairy-free, use plant-based yogurt and mayonnaise.
Ingredients1 to 2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/2 tablespoon minced garlic
2 tablespoons diced red onion
3/4 tablespoon chopped fresh basil
3/4 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
3/4 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
3 1/2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill
1/3 cup yogurt
2 1/2 cups mayonnaise
3/4 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
3/4 tablespoon white wine vinegar
3/4 tablespoon hot sauce