Vegan Caesar Salad Dressing

by Jill Dalton

It is Spring here in the states which means it is time to eat more salads made with all of the fresh seasonal vegetables that are available. This Plant Based Vegan Oil-Free Caesar Salad Dressing is the perfect match to go on top of those beautiful salads. It is so rich, creamy and delicious that you will want to have salad with every meal.

Vegan Caesar Salad Dressing

Serves: 4 Prep Time:
Nutrition facts: 200 calories 20 grams fat
Rating: 3.4/5
( 44 voted )


1/2 cup cashews
1/4 cup nutritional yeast
2 teaspoons dijon mustard
2 teaspoons lemon juice
1/8 teaspoon black strap molasses
1/3 cup water


Add all ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth and silky.

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kathyfavilla May 29, 2021 - 10:16 am

Shouldn’t Caesar salad dressing have garlic in it, too?

Jill Dalton June 1, 2021 - 10:14 am

You can always add garlic. My hubby is super sensitive to garlic to that is why not many of my recipes have garlic.

Kathy Sims May 29, 2021 - 11:09 am

No need to soak cashews for the caesar dressing?

Jill Dalton June 1, 2021 - 10:14 am

Not if you have a strong blender

Sherry Ewert May 29, 2021 - 2:58 pm

It looks yummy, can you use date molasses instead of black strap?

Jill Dalton June 1, 2021 - 10:12 am


Dian May 29, 2021 - 8:56 pm

Nutritional yeast contains MSG naturaly in it and is as bad as the msg found in processed fiods. Its espacialy bad for the lining of the intestins dont you know that and you use it in everything you make almost 🙄 see what Anthony William has to say about msg in his podcasts it will blow your mind. Sad because your a good cook.

Heather June 5, 2021 - 6:28 pm

So you tweak the recipe (like any good cook) to make your own healthy version.

Penny Sutton May 30, 2021 - 10:46 am

Hi Jill-i can’t use nuts – would oats be a good substitute? (eating oil free) thanks

Jill Dalton June 1, 2021 - 10:11 am

It works but it doesn’t taste quite as good.

Mark Midkiff June 1, 2021 - 5:22 pm

I made this and added a little garlic powder and some maple syrup – WOW! It tastes so GOOD!!!

Sydney M Drake June 21, 2021 - 7:41 pm

This was tasty, and fast, and easy. Thank you! I ground fresh pepper and added garlic, plus a little more water.

Edgar Jesus Aguilar June 21, 2021 - 8:18 pm

Wheres the nutritional info


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