Gingersnap Dairy-Free 'Caesar' Salad

Gingersnap Dairy-Free 'Caesar' Salad
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Gingersnap Dairy-Free 'Caesar' Salad
Amie Valpone
Gingersnap Dairy-Free 'Caesar' Salad

This pretty Caesar salad recipe is filled with lots of good-for-you things like ground flax seeds, Brussels sprouts, and avocado. I know what you’re thinking. Yep, that’s right: a dairy-free, gluten-free Caesar salad.

Whoever said Caesar salads had to be filled with anchovies and mayo? Not me, and you surely don’t want to miss this recipe. Bon app, my friends!

2
Servings
686
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1  cup  Brussels sprouts, trimmed
  • 4  cups  mixed greens, such as spinach, radicchio, etc.
  • 1/2  cup  arugula
  • 3/4  cups  rice milk
  • 1/2  cup  canned pumpkin purée
  • 1  teaspoon  white balsamic vinegar
  • 2  teaspoons  ground flax seeds
  • ripe avocado, peeled and pitted
  • 1  tablespoon  maca powder
  • 1/4  teaspoon  fresh lemon juice
  • 1  teaspoon  honey
  • 1/6  teaspoon  curry powder
  • 1/6  teaspoon  grated fresh ginger
  • 1/8  teaspoon  cinnamon
  • Pinch of  sea salt

Directions

Steam the Brussels sprouts on the stovetop over medium heat until tender and bright green, about 10 minutes. Remove from heat and transfer to a large salad bowl. Add the mixed greens and arugula.

In a blender, combine the remaining ingredients and pulse until smooth. Pour the dressing onto the salad and gently toss to combine. Serve chilled. Enjoy.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
5g
7%
Sugar
69g
77%
Saturated Fat
1g
4%
Cholesterol
2mg
1%
Carbohydrate, by difference
152g
100%
Protein
16g
35%
Vitamin A, RAE
500µg
71%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
85mg
100%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
263µg
100%
Calcium, Ca
197mg
20%
Choline, total
100mg
24%
Copper, Cu
1mg
0%
Fiber, total dietary
13g
52%
Fluoride, F
31µg
1%
Folate, total
144µg
36%
Iron, Fe
6mg
33%
Magnesium, Mg
198mg
62%
Manganese, Mn
4mg
100%
Niacin
8mg
57%
Pantothenic acid
2mg
40%
Phosphorus, P
467mg
67%
Riboflavin
1mg
91%
Selenium, Se
21µg
38%
Sodium, Na
669mg
45%
Thiamin
1mg
91%
Water
512g
19%
Zinc, Zn
4mg
50%

Ginger Shopping Tip

Staples of Asian cuisine such as ginger, daikon, rice vinegar, and spicy chile sauces like Sriracha add bright, fresh flavors without lots of fuss.

Ginger Cooking Tip

Sriracha has good heat but also has flavor - its mild sweetness comes from sun-ripened chile peppers as well as sugar and garlic.