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Overhead shot of pita with green goddess dressing, cucumbers, avocado, sprouts, and sardines.

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Green Goddess Pita with King Oscar Sardines

This Green Goddess Pita with King Oscar Sardines offers freshness in every bite! It's wholesome, delicious, and perfect for a healthy lunch.


For the Green Goddess dressing.

  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup baby spinach
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 TBSP fresh tarragon leaves
  • 2 TBSP mayonnaise
  • 1 TBSP fresh chopped dill
  • 1 TBSP fresh chopped mint
  • 1 TBSP sherry vinegar
  • 3 anchovy fillets
  • 1 scallion, roughly chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, smashed
  • Zest and juice of a lemon
  • Kosher salt and cracked black pepper, to taste

For the pita.

  • 2 pitas
  • 4 TBSP Green Goddess dressing
  • 1 can of King Oscar Skinless and Boneless Sardines Spanish Style, drained, *Or skinless and boneless sardines in olive oil
  • 2 handfuls of mixed greens
  • 1/2 cup sprouts
  • 1 avocado, thinly sliced
  • Cucumber slices


  • Blender or food processor


Green Goddess Dressing.

  • Place all of the ingredients for the dressing into a blender or food processor and process until you have a smooth texture. Give it a taste and adjust the flavor as you see fit. (Normally I add more garlic to my recipes, but the garlic will really settle in as this dressing sits and can become overpowering if too much is used.)


  • Slather about two tablespoons of the dressing over each pita, then divide the rest of the ingredients up and top your pita with them (mixed greens, sprouts, avocado slices, cucumber slices, sardines.) If you're preparing this in advance and are toting it somewhere, like the office, securely wrap the pita with tin foil or parchment paper and set it into a container with a lid. Otherwise, fold it up and devour it.