Naked Farmer’s Vegan Caesar Salad

Naked Farmer’s Vegan Caesar Salad

Tala Kardoush - Chef Operator at the Naked Farmer
Featured In WTFCF Season 1, Episode 05: Farming In A Box.
Kale becomes the star of this Caesar Salad. Add candied pecans for a new twist!
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Ingredients Vegan Caesar Dressing

  • 1 cup lemon juice
  • 1 cup tahini
  • 1 cup Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • ¾ cup water
  • ¼ cup nutritional yeast

Ingredients Candied Pecans

  • 1 pound pecans
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons chili flakes
  • ½ cup agave

Ingredients Caesar Salad

  • 4 cups Brick Street Farms kale, packed
  • 2 tablespoons vegan Caesar dressing
  • 2 tablespoons candied pecans


Prepare Vegan Caesar Dressing

  • In a bowl add, 1 cup lemon juice, 1 cup tahini, ¼ cup Dijon mustard, 1 teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon black pepper, ¾ cup water, and ¼ cup nutritional yeast. Blend until well mixed.

Prepare Candied Pecans

  • Preheat oven to 350℉.
  • Add 1 pound pecans to a bowl and toss with, 2 teaspoons salt, 2 teaspoons chili flakes, and ½ cup agave. Toast mixture for 5 minutes.

Prepare Pecan Kale Caesar Salad

  • In a large mixing bowl add, 4 cups packed kale and 2 tablespoons candied pecans. Top with dressing.
  • Toss and serve.


    About the Author

    Tala Kardoush, Chef Operator, Naked Farmer RestaurantTala Kardoush is the Chef Operator at Naked Farmer restaurant, located in Downtown St. Petersburg. Naked Farmer’s mission is to offer the freshest, in-season ingredients while also supporting local farmers. Their dishes are presented in a healthy way with simple ingredients that are delicious and good for you.