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Vegan Caesar salad

Vegan Caesar salad

Prep time: 20 min
Cook time: 60 min
Total time: 80 min
Serves: 4

This vegan Caesar salad is easy to make and has loads of flavour despite being free of animal products. It can be made gluten-free too.


2 baby cos / romaine lettuces OR a bunch of lacinato kale
2 tbsp pomegranate seeds, to decorate (optional)
DRESSING (makes approx. 200 ml / scant 1 cup)

45 g / 1/3 cup raw cashews OR sunflower seeds OR silken tofu
1 head of garlic
1 tsp olive oil (optional)
1½ tsp wholegrain mustard*
1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
1 tbsp capers in salty brine + 1 tbsp brine
2 tbsp nutritional yeast
120 ml / ½ cup unsweetened soy or almond milk
generous pinch of dried thyme
¼ tsp sea salt, to taste
½ tsp maple syrup or sugar
black pepper, to taste

½ tsp tomato concentrate
1 tsp olive oil
1½ tsp maple syrup or sugar
30 ml / 2 tbsp all purpose soy sauce or tamari (if GF)
¼ tsp liquid smoke (or ½ tsp smoked sweet paprika)
45 g / ½ cup almond flakes
CROUTONS (optional)

2 slices stale sourdough
1 tbsp olive oil
fine sea salt, to taste


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