Cashew dressing

Cashew Dressing

  • Author: Alison Andrews
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 10 mins
  • Yield: 6


Bring the most simple salads to life with this deliciously creamy cashew dressing packed with fresh herbs! Simple recipe with amazing results.


  • 1 cup (150g) Raw Cashews
  • 1/2 cup (120ml) Water
  • 2 Tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 1/4 cup Fresh Basil
  • 1/4 cup Fresh Chives
  • 1 Tbsp Maple Syrup
  • 1/4 tsp Sea Salt
  • Freshly Ground Black Pepper (To Taste)


  1. Add the cashews to the blender jug along with the water, lemon juice, fresh basil, fresh chives, maple syrup and sea salt. Blend until very smooth. Add freshly ground black pepper to taste.
  2. Transfer to a glass storage container and store in the fridge.
  3. Use over salads or anywhere else you might need a cashew dressing.


*The consistency of this dressing is fairly thick but still pourable. If you prefer your dressings a little more runny feel free to add more water.

*The dressing will stay good in the fridge for around 3 days. Give it a shake before use.

  • Category: Side, Savory, Raw, Gluten-Free
  • Method: Blender
  • Cuisine: Vegan


  • Serving Size: 1 Serve (of 6)
  • Calories: 149
  • Sugar: 3.5g
  • Sodium: 102mg
  • Fat: 10.9g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.9g
  • Carbohydrates: 10.2g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Protein: 4.6g

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