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Caesar Salad with Sautés

Indulge in the classic flavors of a Caesar Salad. Our recipe features romaine lettuce, vegan Caesar dressing, and optional Sautés for a delightful twist.

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Cooking Instructions:

  1. Heat a large saute pan over medium heat; add 2 Tbsp olive oil and sauté Ensemble Sautés until golden brown; set aside
  2. In a large bowl, toss sourdough bread cubes with olive oil, salt, garlic powder and cayenne until well-coated and all spices are evenly distributed
  3. Line a baking tray with parchment and add sourdough cubes in a single layer; bake at 350F for 7-10 minutes or until golden brown; set aside to cool
  4. In a large bowl, add chopped kale, chopped lettuce, 1 cup vegan parmesan shavings, croutons and sauteed Ensemble Sautés; drizzle in vegan Caesar dressing and toss until everything is well-coated and evenly distributed
  5. Shake the bowl so that all the heavier items fall to the bottom; distribute lettuce mix into 6 chilled bowls; top with the heavier items from the bottom of the bowl, arranging them evenly so that they are easily visible
  6. Garnish with 1 cup vegan parmesan shavings and top with avocado slices


  • 3 lbs Ensemble Sautés
  • 3 cups sourdough bread, crustless and cut into 1’ cubes
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp salt
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp cayenne powder
  • 5  cups lacinato kale, chopped
  • 10 cups romaine lettuce, chopped
  • 2 cups vegan parmesan shavings (VioLife, Earth Grown, Follow Your Heart)
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved lengthwise
  • 1½ cups vegan Caesar dressing
  • 3 ea avocado, sliced