Creamy Herb Dressing Recipe - Dr. Meena - Top Functional Medicine Doctor in Chicago North Shore

Creamy Herb Dressing

This homemade creamy herb dressing recipe is so easy to make! You do not always need dairy to make your favorite salad dressings.  
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 2 cups


  • 1 cup plain Cashew yogurt or Coconut yogurt
  • 1 cup lightly packed fresh herbs (tender stems are fine): use cilantro, parsley, dill, basil and/or mint, with up to ¼ cup chives or green onion (sliced into ½″ segments) 
  • 1 medium clove garlic, roughly chopped 
  • tsp fine sea salt 
  • ½ tsp freshly ground pepper 
  • 1-2 tbsp fresh tarragon leaves Optional


  • Combine all of the ingredients in a food processor. Process until smooth and green, with tiny flecks of herbs. 
  • Taste, and add more salt or pepper if desired. Use as desired, or cover and refrigerate for later. This dressing will keep well in the fridge for 5 to 7 days or freeze for later use.  


MAKE IT SPICY: Add jalapeño! Remove and discard the seeds and ribs from a medium jalapeño.