Creamy Basil Dressing, Vegan and Oil-Free
Calories: 56 kcal
This creamy basil dressing is so delicious! Made with raw cashews, fresh basil leaves, and some other important seasonings, this oil-free dressing is perfect for salads, sandwiches, vegetables, as a dipping sauce, or to drizzle on pasta.
1 cup cashews raw and unsalted water for soaking - discard ¾ cup oat milk can sub in another unsweetened plant-milk 3 cups fresh basil leaves ¼ cup nutritional yeast 2 Tablespoons lemon juice ½ Tablespoon onion powder 1 teaspoon garlic powder ½ teaspoon Italian seasoning 1 teaspoon salt
Cover the cashews with hot water and soak for 30 minutes. Discard the soaking water. In a blender place the soaked and drained cashews, plant milk, basil leaves, nutitional yeast, lemon juice, onion powder, garlic powder, Italian seasoning, and salt. Blend on high for about 3 minutes until everything is creamy and smooth. Store in an airtight container in your refrigerator for 5-7 days. The dressing will thicken slightly in the refrigerator. Calories: 56 kcal | Carbohydrates: 4 g | Protein: 2 g | Fat: 4 g | Saturated Fat: 1 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2 g | Sodium: 152 mg | Potassium: 93 mg | Fiber: 1 g | Sugar: 1 g | Vitamin A: 262 IU | Vitamin C: 2 mg | Calcium: 29 mg | Iron: 1 mg