Dairy-Free Chicken Caesar Sandwich

July 01, 2016

Dairy-Free Chicken Caesar Sandwich

recipe by: Laura Mierzwa, Registered Holistic Nutritionist and Culinary Nutrition Expert

 

 

This summer, why not prepare something quick and easy for the family to eat before (or during) some fun activities?

 

This recipe for Dairy-Free Chicken Caesar Sandwiches is a healthier twist on a tasty favourite. The dressing would work well as a Caesar salad dressing, too!

 

 

What you will need to make 4 sandwiches:

4 barbecued chicken breasts

8 leaves of romaine lettuce

8 slices of bread (gluten-free or sprouted is best)

2 large tomatoes, sliced

1 cup sunflower sprouts

1 serving of caesar dressing (see recipe, below)

 

Caesar Dressing

1⁄2 cup macadamia nuts


1/4 cup pine nuts


3-5 Medjool dates (depends on how sweet you like it)


5 basil leaves


1 tbsp. nutritional yeast


3-4 thumb sized cloves of garlic

1/4 tsp. Himalayan salt


1/4 tsp. cracked black pepper (or more to taste)


1/4 cup water

4-5 lemons, juiced

 

Place all ingredients in a high-powered blender and blend until smooth.

 

Sandwich Assembly:

  1. Slice chicken breast into thin slices and toss with 1/3 cup of the Caesar dressing.
  2. Layer the tomato, romaine lettuce, sunflower sprouts and chicken on 4 slices of bread.
  3. Season with salt and pepper, and top with remaining slices of bread.
  4. Serve with a side salad made with fresh summer vegetables.

 

Yield: Makes 4 sandwiches.

 

Enjoy!

 

 Dairy-Free Chicken Caesar Sandwich

 

 

 

 

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