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How to Make Vegan Cashew Dressing - creamy, delicious, and SO versatile. You'll love this recipe! Only 3 main ingredients and the rest is up to you. Get creative! |

Cashew Dressing

  • Author: The Healthful Ideas
  • Prep Time: 30 mins
  • Cook Time: 5 mins
  • Total Time: 35 mins
  • Yield: 2 cups 1x
  • Category: dressing


  • 1 cup cashews (soaked in hot water for 30 minutes, then drained and rinsed)
  • 3/4 cup water + more depending on how thick you want it to be
  • 1-2 cloves garlic (or more, depending on size)
  • 1/2-1 lemon, juiced (I used a whole lemon but if you don't like your dressings too tangy, start with 1/2 and add more if needed)
  • 1 tbsp tahini (optional)
  • 1-2 tbsp nutritional yeast (optional)
  • 1/4 tsp onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • freshly cracked black pepper to taste


  1. Add everything into a high-speed blender and blend on high until smooth.
  2. Add more water if it's too thick. If you don't plan on using it right away, add 2-3 tbsp more water because it will thicken up in the fridge. If it's still too thick when you're ready to use it, just add more water and stir.
  3. Store in the fridge in an airtight container for 2-3 days.