Yummy Vegan Caesar Braai Salad

Yummy Vegan Caesar Braai Salad

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Vegan Caesar salad packs in all the creaminess of the classic, plus extra good-for-you ingredients, a perfect braai recipe for your vegan guests

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  • 1 can Chickpeas
  • 5 Romain Hearts
  • cubed toasted Bread
  • 1 tsp Cumin Powder 
  • 3 tbsp Oil
  • 1 chopped Cucumber
  • 1 cup halved Cherry Tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp chopped Capers
  • Salt and Pepper

For dressing

  • 1/4 c. olive oil
  • 1 tsp. grated lemon zest plus 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 c. tahini
  • 1 tbsp. nutritional yeast
  • 1 tbsp. Dijon mustard
  • 2 tsp. capers plus 1 tsp caper brine
  • 1 small clove garlic, finely grated
  • Kosher salt and pepper


Make the Crispy Chickpeas:

  1. Heat oven to 220°c. Rinse chickpeas; pat very dry with paper towels, discarding any loose skins.
  2. On a rimmed baking sheet, toss chickpeas with olive oil and 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Roast, shaking occasionally, until crisp, 30 to 40 minutes.
  3. Remove from oven and transfer to a bowl and toss with lemon zest. Chickpeas will continue to crisp as they cool.

Make the Dressing and Salad:

  1. Heat grill to medium.
  2. Make dressing: In a mini blender or food processor, puree all dressing ingredients, until smooth, adding 1 tablespoon water at a time to adjust consistency and seasoning with salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Set dressing aside.
  4.  Brush bread with 1 1/2 tablespoons oil. Brush onion slices with 1 tablespoon oil and season with 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper.
  5. Toss tomato and cucumber with remaining 1/2 tablespoon oil and season with a pinch of salt.
  6. Grill bread until toasty, 2 to 3 minutes per side; immediately rub with garlic. Grill onions until tender, about 5 minutes per side for onions
  7. Tear bread into pieces and separate onion rings.
  8. Toss lettuce with half the dressing to coat. Gently fold in grilled croutons and onion rings.
  9. top with tomatoe and cucumber, crispy chickpeas, and remaining dressing for drizzling or dipping.

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