Vegan Kale Caesar Salad

 
 Kale is great for caesar salads. Other lettuces tend to be too delicate for the thick, creamy dressing featured in this recipe. Feel free to add bulk to the finished product with sweet and salty toppings. Dried fruit, toasted nuts, and roasted chickpeas fit in nicely.

Kale is great for caesar salads. Other lettuces tend to be too delicate for the thick, creamy dressing featured in this recipe. Feel free to add bulk to the finished product with sweet and salty toppings. Dried fruit, toasted nuts, and roasted chickpeas fit in nicely.

 

Adapted from Sprouted Kitchen

| Yield: 4-6 servings | Time: 10 minutes |

 

 
 

Ingredients

½ cup cashew butter

⅓ cup water

1 garlic clove

2 tablespoons olive oil

1 tablespoon capers

1 teaspoon dijon mustard

½ teaspoon vegan worcestershire sauce

4 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

1 tablespoon fresh parsley leaves

¼ teaspoon salt

Pepper

2 large heads tuscan kale, stemmed and chopped

optional toppings

yellow raisins, pine nuts, roasted chickpeas

Preparation

Place all ingredients except for the kale in the food processor and puree until smooth. Add salt and pepper to taste as well as additional water if the dressing looks too thick.

Place the chopped kale in a bowl, pour on the dressing and massage kale with clean hands to soften it.

Add additional dressing as needed top with any items of your choice before serving.

 
 

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