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Green Goddess Salad

Alia and Radwa
Our take on this viral salad recipe is going to knock your socks off! Rather than using cabbage, we use leafy greens. This vibrant salad recipe is going to have you dreaming of summer weather. It is light, refreshing, and nourishing!
  • 1/4 cup pinenuts
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil
  • 1 small shallot
  • 1/2 jalapeño (seeded for less spice)
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 2 tbsp seasoned rice wine vinegar or white wine vinegar
  • 2 tbsp chopped green onion
  • 2 squeezed limes
  • 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp salt (more or less to taste)
  • 1/4 cup parm cheese


  • 1 head of leafy lettuce
  • 2 large cucumbers (diced)
  • 6 chopped green onions
  • Slice up leafy greens into thin ribbons.

Prepare your salad toppings:

  • Quarter and cube up the cucumbers. We love to use our fullstar vegetable chopper because it makes prep super fast! But you can easily chop up your cucumbers by hand.
  • Slice scallions into 1/4 inch cylinders.

Make your salad dressing:

  • Place pine nuts, fresh basil, a small shallot, jalapeño, garlic, and chopped green onions into a food processor.
  • Use a citrus juicer or hand reamer to squeeze the juice from two limes into the food processor.
  • Pour in olive oil and your choice of vinegar.
  • Sprinkle on salt and add the shredded parmesan cheese.
  • Blend the ingredients together in your food processor until the ingredients are combined.
  • Add your chopped lettuce to a bowl, top with cucumbers and green onions and pour the dressing over.
  • Mix it together using tongs and voila! You have a delicious salad!
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!