Best Caesar Salad

 

One of my all time favourite! I can just eat a huge bowl to myself as a meal, and sometimes I add massaged kale and/or boiled potatoes to it.

Best Caesar Salad

Prep Time: 30 mins
Bake Time:
Yields: 3-4 servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup raw and unsalted cashews, preferably soaked for 4-6 hours (especially if you don't have a standard vitamix).
  • 2 large garlic cloves, crushed.
  • 3 Tbsp lemon juice.
  • 1 Tbsp dijon mustard.
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil.
  • 1 Tbsp nutritional yeast.
  • 1/4 tsp salt.
  • 1/3 cup water.
  • 1 Tbsp capers.
  • 1-2 heads of romaine lettuce, chopped.

Method

  1. In a high-speed blender, combine all ingredients except capers. Blend until smooth.
  2. Add in your capers and mix by hand with your spatula.
  3. Grab a piece of lettuce and dip in your dressing to taste. Add lemon or salt if needed. I sometimes add a little bit of the vinegar from capers for a little more intensity.
  4. Mix in with romaine lettuce (it works best with your hands) and serve with croutons, nutritional yeast and a slice of lemon. Enjoy!

Keep in mind..

I like my caesar really garlicky, creamy, and intense in flavour. For a milder flavour, simply reduce the amount of garlic and dijon mustard. Also, depending on the kind of blender you have (the standard Vita-Mix is ideal), you may need to add a little water for a smoother texture.

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