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Vegan Caesar Salad

Crispy chopped romaine heart topped with fresh baked homemade croutons, vegan parmesan, and creamy from-scratch caesar dressing
Course Salad
Cuisine Italian
Servings 1 person


  • Salad:
  • 1 Romaine heart
  • 10-12 large vegan croutons equivalent of one slice of bread
  • 2 Tbsp vegan parmesan Recommended Brand: Follow Your Heart
  • Generous drizzle of vegan caesar dressing
  • Vegan Caesar Dressing:
  • 1/2 cup raw cashews
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 Tbs extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 Tbs dijon mustard
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tsp tamari
  • 3 tsp caper juice
  • Fresh Croutons:
  • 1 slice Vegan bread Recommended: Sourdough
  • Heavy drizzle of olive oil to coat the bread
  • Generous sprinkle of Sea salt
  • Generous sprinkle of Garlic powder
  • Generous sprinkle of Nutritional yeast more than you think you need...pour it on!


  • Steps for salad:
  • Chop, rinse, and dry romaine lettuce and add to a bowl
  • Make croutons (see below)
  • Make dressing (see below)
  • Add to salad bowl: croutons, vegan parmesan, and drizzle of your desired amount of dressing
  • Optional: Sprinkle cracked black pepper on top
  • Step for dressing:
  • Add all ingredients to blender and blend
  • Steps for croutons:
  • Chop bread into large cubes
  • Toss in a bowl with a heavy drizzle of extra virgin olive oil and coat with a sprinkling of sea salt, garlic powder, and nutritional yeast until all cubes are coated
  • Preferred cooking method: Air Fry at 400F for 4 minutes
  • If you don’t have an air fryer: Bake in the oven at 400F for about 15 minutes (or until brown and toasty) OR toss in a pan until all sides are browned.
Keyword vegan
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