Creamy Avocado Caesar Salad Dressing


Recipe courtesy of Il Fornello

This beautiful fresh dressing doubles as a dip for veggies, mayo and even a raw or cooked pasta sauce.


  • 1/2 cup raw cashews, soaked for a few hours and drained
  • 3 tbsp nutritional yeast (aka ‘nooch’)
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp capers
  • Juice of two lemons
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 tsp sea salt (more to taste)
  • 1 tsp freshly ground black pepper (more to taste)
  • 1 avocado, pit removed


  1. Pulse nuts in high-speed blender or food processor with water and lemon juice until combined.
  2. Add all remaining ingredients except the avocado and continue to blend until well incorporated.
  3. Add the avocado and blend until smooth.
  4. When ready to serve, toss dressing with salad greens, romaine, kale, chard and even throw some iceberg in the mix.
  5. Finish with hemp seeds, black pepper and vegan parmesan (optional).
  6. Once dressed, serve immediately.

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