This Vegan Caesar Salad has all the tanginess and creaminess that you’d expect from a traditional Caesar salad, but it’s completely plant based.

Topped with fresh avocado, capers and croutons makes the perfec vegan caesar salad.

Vegan Caesar Salad

This Vegan Caesar Salad has all the tanginess and creaminess that you’d expect from a traditional Caesar salad, but it’s completely plant based. Topped with fresh avocado, capers and croutons.
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Dinner
Servings 4 serves
Calories 472 kcal

Ingredients
  

Dressing

  • 1/2 cup cashews raw
  • 1/4 cup water plus additional as needed to thin dressing to desired consistency
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove smashed
  • 1 tsp salt
  • black pepper freshly ground

Salad

  • 2 head romaine lettuce chopped into bite-size pieces
  • 1 avocado chopped
  • 1/3 cup capers drained and rinsed

Croutons

  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove crushed and peeled
  • 2 cups bread cubes
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt

Instructions
 

Dressing

  • Place all dressing ingredients in high-powered blender or food processor and process until very smooth, taking the time to scrape down the sides of your container as needed. Add up to 4 tablespoons additional water to achieve your desired consistence.

Croutons

  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
  • Place olive oil in microwave safe bowl, add crushed garlic clove and heat on high for 30 seconds.
  • Discard garlic clove and drizzle olive oil over your bread crumbs, sprinkle on the salt, and toss until the bread is well coated.
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes, tossing once during cook time.

To serve

  • Place your chopped lettuce in a bowl and toss with 1/2 cup of the dressing, add more or less to suit your taste. Top with avocado, croutons and capers.

Notes

Recipe from platingsandpairings.com

Nutrition

Calories: 472kcalCarbohydrates: 29gProtein: 12gFat: 37gSaturated Fat: 5gSodium: 1370mgPotassium: 1261mgFiber: 12gSugar: 5g
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