Vegan Caesar Dressing


SourceThis recipe was taught in a cooking class, Vegan Potluck Superstar with Krissy Ruddy.
Prep time
Cooking time5 minutes
Total time5 minutes


Get the creamy, tangy, salty goodness of Caesar dressing – sans dairy and anchovies! Try it on greens with vegan coconut bacon and crumbled walnuts for a get-out-of-town good vegan Caesar salad. 


1/2 cup
cashews (raw, soaked overnight)
1/4 cup
2 tablespoons
olive oil, extra virgin
1 tablespoon
lemon juice
1/2 tablespoon
Mustard, Dijon
1/2 teaspoon
garlic powder
1 clove
garlic (you can add another if you like it super potent)
2 teaspoons
1/2 teaspoon
salt (fine grain sea salt)
1/2 teaspoon
black pepper
1/2 tablespoon
Worcestershire sauce (vegan (or 1/2 tablespoon liquid smoke and 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika))


Soak cashews in a bowl of water overnight, or for at least a few hours (f in a pinch, pour hot water over them and let stand 10-15 minutes. Drain and rinse. Add the cashews and all other dressing ingredients (except salt) into a high speed blender, and blend on high until the dressing is super smooth. You can add a splash of water if necessary to get it blending. Add salt to taste and adjust other seasonings, if desired.