Vegan Caesar Salad

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Apr. 24, 2015

Vegan Caesar salad dressing made with soaked blended cashews and avocado. No raw eggs means it's safe for pregnant women like me to eat, too! :) If you're not vegan nut just want an egg-free Caesar dressing, use this basic recipe and add anchovies for the classic Caesar dressing flavor.


Romaine lettuce head 1
Croutons 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Grated parmesan 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) (optional)
For dressing:
Cashews 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
Lemon juice 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Ripe avocado 1/4
Drained capers 1 Teaspoon (1
Water 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Salt 3/4 Teaspoon
Fresh black pepper To Taste



1.Soak cashews in a water for 4-12 hours. Drain the water once done.

2.Wash, tear and refrigerate lettuce.


3.In a blender, blend together soaked cashews, garlic, lemon juice, avocado, capers, salt and pepper. Adjust quantity of water as per requirement.

4.In a large bowl, toss lettuce with prepared dressing. Garnish with croutons and parmesan (optional).


5.Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 113Calories from Fat 67

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g12.3%

Saturated Fat 2 g10%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 508 mg21.17%

Total Carbohydrates 7 g2.3%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 1 g

Protein 5 g10%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet