Raw Vegan Ceasar Dressing

I've tried many raw/vegan ceasar and ranch dressings and finally sought out to make my own. This is my favorite- it is a dead ringer for the garlicky ceasar dressing they use at New Seasons, without the milk products!

A half batch makes a little less than a half pint (small canning jar) which is perfect for a few salads. However, it will blend better if you do a full batch (which you may have to freeze the other half).

Use on romaine lettuce or other greens (or steamed veggies) and then sprinkle some extra coarse salt on top (recipe isn't too salty so you can add some crunchy coarse salt on last).

Half Batch Vegan Ceasar Dressing
Blend until creamy:
0.25 C cashews (raw/unroasted)
juice from 1/2 small lemon 
2 TB olive oil
2 TB water
1 clove garlic 
4 black peppercorns
0.25 tea salt
0.5 tea  kelp flakes (dulse or other kelp is fine)
0.5 tea oregano flakes

Full BatchVegan Ceasar Dressing (easier to blend in blender)
0.5 C cashews (raw/unroasted)
4 TB olive oil
4 TB water

2 cloves garlic 

8 black peppercorns
0.5 tea salt
1 tea  kelp flakes (dulse or other kelp is fine)
1 tea oregano flakes

Vegan Ceasar Salad toppings:
  • Crutons, flatbread or flax crackers
  • Dried herbs like Penzey's Parisien spice
  • Thin sliced onion
  • Raw Vegan "parmesan sprinkle" (Cashews, salt & garlic powder)

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