Caesar Salad (Dairy free, lower carb, gluten free)

Caesar Salad (Dairy free, Gluten free)

Caesar Salad (Dairy free, Gluten free)

Salad Ingredients

  • 2 large handfuls of cos lettuce, chopped
  • 2 small eggs, boiled
  • 1-2 tbsp pumpkin seeds
  • 1-2 slices bread of choice, toasted

Caesar Dressing ingredients

  • 1 cup cashews (preferably soaked)
  • 2 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 2 tsp capers
  • ½ lemon, juiced
  • ½ tsp salt or to taste
  • ¼ cup water (add more for thinner consistency if desired)

 Method for dressing

  1. Place cashews into a jar and cover with water. Place in the fridge and leave to soak for 4 hours or even better overnight.
  2. To prepare the sauce, drain and rinse the cashews and add to the blender with nutritional yeast, capers, lemon juice, salt and water. Blend until smooth and store in a jar in the fridge.

Method for salad

  1. Boil a small pot of water. Slightly reduce the heat before adding eggs and set the timer for 8 minutes. After 8 minutes remove from hot water and place into a small bowl of cold water. Set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, prepare the salad in a medium sized bowl, by tossing the lettuce and pumpkin seeds with 2 tbsp of cashew caesar dressing.
  3. Toast your bread of choice. Once toasted roughly chop.
  4. Peel your eggs
  5. To assemble; Add chopped bread and boiled eggs on top of the tossed salad. Season with salt and pepper and enjoy.