For the Vegan Caesar Dressing
To Make the Croutons
Preheat the oven to 400F1.Cube the sourdough bread into ½ inch cubes, add to a medium bowl.3 Cups - Cubed Sourdough Bread (about 4 slices)2. In a food processor, blend olive oil, garlic, Italian Seasoning and salt until the garlic is fully pureed.⅓ - Cup Olive Oil1 Tsp - Italian Seasoning1 Clove - Garlic or 2 small½ Tsp - Salt3. Pour oil mixture over cubed bread. With clean hands toss the bread cubes with the oil. Squeeze the oil into the bread to ensure all of the oil is absorbed. (If your bread starts to crumble a little, that’s ok! The breadcrumbs are the best part.)4. Arrange the croutons in a single layer on a baking sheet5. Bake for 10 minutes, after 10 minutes, pull from oven, toss and and let rest for 5 minutes. Bake 5 more minutes, remove from oven, toss and let rest 5 more minutes.
To Make the Dressing
1.In a medium bowl, combine the vegan mayo and mustard. Mix well.½ Cup Vegan Mayo1 Tbsp Whole Grain Mustard2. In a food processor or high speed blender combine: soy milk, chopped garlic, the vinegars and lemon juice. Blend on high until garlic is completely pureed (about 30 -60 seconds). Keep in blender1 Tbsp - Soy Milk Plain, unsweetened1 Clove - Garlic1 Tbsp - Red Wine Vinegar2 Tsp - Distilled White Vinegar2 Tsp - White Balsamic Vinegar (Sub Balsamic Vinegar)2 Tsp - Lemon Juice3. To the blender add: chopped capers, Italian seasoning, thyme and black pepper. Blend on medium speed for 10-15 seconds or until capers are well incorporated in the sauce but still chunky.1 Tbsp - Capers Chopped1 Tsp - Thyme½ Tsp - Italian Seasoning½ Tsp - Black Pepper4. Using a whisk or spatula, stirring the whole time, add the blender mixture to the mayo mixture.5. Taste and adjust seasonings as needed.
To Make the Vegan Parmesan
Combine all the ingredients below in a food processor and pulse until a grated parmesan-like texture forms. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 months.½ Cup Cashews raw2 Tbsp Nutritional Yeast½ Tsp Salt¼ Tsp Garlic Powder
Calories: 368kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Sodium: 1045mg | Potassium: 414mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 4567IU | Vitamin C: 25mg | Calcium: 93mg | Iron: 3mg