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Vegan Kale Caesar Salad

This vegan Caesar doup is 100% oil-free, egg-free, and super delicious! Packed with punchy garlic and a fresh lemon zing, your greens never tasted so good!

Course Salad
Cuisine American, Canadian, vegan
Keyword Kale Caesar Salad
Prep Time 5 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 98 kcal
Author Megan Kerry


Ingredients Check:

  • 1 cup raw cashews soaked overnight if using a standard blender or food processor
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/4 tsp. dry mustard
  • 1 tsp. capers chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/4 tsp. ground pepper or to taste
  • 2 tbsp. vegan parmesan "cheese"
  • 2 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 8 cups kale or romaine lettuce


  1. Add all of the ingredients excapt for the vegan parmesan cheese and lettuce into a high-powered blender.

  2. Blend on high speed for 2 minutes, until very smooth.

  3. Toss the lettuce with the dressing and top with additional vegan parmesan and fresh cracked black pepper.

Recipe Notes

**Nutritional information is an estimate only.

I love to top this salad with Crispy Tofu Chicken and serve it as "chicken" caesar wrap the next day.

When you toss this dressing with kale, the kale will remain crispy overnight.