Sometimes, there’s nothing better than a perfectly made, classic Caesar salad.
It’s creamy, crunchy, and just the right amount of tangy and savory flavors.
And let’s be real: It’s the dressing that really pulls everything together in a Caesar salad, but for some vegetarians and vegans, the traditional Caesar dressing recipe is off-limits, since it typically includes anchovies and an egg yolk.
Luckily, with a simple tweak, it’s easy to make this a vegan salad with our Tofu Caesar Dressing — and we added a twist by grilling the romaine to give this recipe a little extra “oompf.”
Get the Tofu Caesar Dressing recipe here.
Grilled Caesar Salad With Tofu Caesar Dressing
- 3 heads romaine lettuce, stems attached (to hold leaves together), quartered
- 1 tsp. olive oil
- Nonstick cooking spray
- ¾ cup Tofu Caesar Dressing
- ¼ cup whole wheat croutons
- ¼ cup raw walnuts, coarsely chopped
Preheat grill to high.
Brush romaine with oil. Place on grill that has been lightly coated with spray; cook for 2 to 3 minutes on each side, or until romaine blackens but does not burn. Remove from heat.
Chop lettuce into bite-sized pieces, discarding stems. Place in a large serving bowl.
Drizzle with dressing; toss gently to blend.
Sprinkle with croutons and walnuts.
No Dairy, Quick ‘n Easy, Ovo-Lacto Vegetarian
The Nutrition Facts box below provides estimated nutritional information for this recipe.
2B Mindset Plate It!
A terrific veggie as part of lunch for both vegan and regular plans. Leave out the croutons for dinner.
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