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Super Salad With Garlic Caesar Dressing & Hemp Hearts

Add bite-sized dices of steamed or sautéed tempeh to this salad for a pretty perfect entrée.
Course: Salad
Difficulty: Easy
Daily Dozen Food(s): Greens, Herbs and Spices, Nuts and Seeds, Other Vegetables
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Dr. Michael Greger & Robin Robertson from The How Not to Die Cookbook

Ingredients

Dressing

  • 2 cloves garlic crushed
  • 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast
  • 1 tablespoon almond butter
  • 1 tablespoon blended peeled lemon
  • 1 tablespoon white miso paste
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon salt-free stone-ground mustard
  • 1/4 inch grated turmeric or 1/4 tsp ground
  • 1 teaspoon Savory Spice Blend

Salad

  • 1 head romaine lettuce torn into pieces
  • 1 bunch watercress or 2 cups baby spinach stemmed and chopped
  • 1 cup cherry or grape tomatoes halved
  • 1 carrot shredded
  • 3 tablespoons hulled hemp seeds (hemp hearts)

Instructions

Dressing

  • In a blender, combine ½ cup of water with all the dressing ingredients and blend until smooth. Taste and adjust the seasoning to your liking. Set aside. 

Salad

  • In a large bowl, combine all the salad ingredients, toss lightly with the dressing, and serve.