Interesting flavors! It’s my new favorite tahini dressing. Kale Salad variations. Lisa, first of all, thanks for sharing your experience. Yes, kale salad, any time! Dana, your blog is quickly becoming one of my favorites. Hi Stella, we’d recommend taking a look at this post for tips! To save time I didn't roast the almonds. Amazing combination with the kale. This is the most amazing salad. Would you recommend stopping after massaging the kale and adding the dressing right before serving on Sunday? I have been making this quinoa salad with kale and chickpeas a lot lately, so I wanted to share it with you. I am confused about where the olive oil and lemon juice come in for massaging the kale, since right before you give that instruction, it says to put all of the salad dressing ingredients in with the garlic, as noted below. I’m a bit of a kale newbie so I tried with lacinato/black kale cut in thin strips. If Columbus had a beach, I would surely bring it this salad. Very yummy and very easy–we ate it all and were sad when it was gone. Highly recommend. So fantastic! This looks delicious! I cut a few corners- used jar garlic instead of roasted (I know, I know, but I didn’t have any fresh garlic on hand! Even my kale-hating kids gobbled up the salad with this delicious dressing. https://www.servedfromscratch.com/chickpea-kale-greek-salad Will for sure give this method a try :) thanks for the inspo!!! What didn't work was the oven temperature and the time. In the meantime, quick roasted garlic! The dressing comes together quick and packs tons of garlicky flavor, thanks to quick roasted garlic! Hope you love this technique and recipe, Emily! ‘‘This was really good. this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines. Great job! :). Also your kale dressing made me think of baba ganoush (pretty much the same ingredients except for adding eggplants) so I went ahead and made that on the side and used it as a dressing as well ^^ Thanks for the recipe it was delicious and a perfectly balanced meal. It’s crazy to think it was once only used for garnish. What’s so Special about Quinoa? On rimmed baking sheet, toss with olive oil, 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper. Thank you. I used 1 tablespoon maple syrup rather than honey. It was just what I was looking for! I did the DIY tandoori mix which went well, but I have to say that I thought the chickpeas tasted dried-out and without too much flavor. Place in the center of the plate. I cheated & used a tandoori marinade from Whole Foods (Sukhi brand) – I used 5 tbsp (to my taste). Extra preserved lemons to garnish . With nutty chickpeas and salty cheese, this is a side salad that quickly subs in as a light and healthy meal in a pinch. That being said, I like that this recipe uses an oven since not everyone has an air fryer. A healthy and delicious kale salad thank you! I also added some sliced radishes and some diced up roasted cauliflower that I had left over from something else. Ingredients: Crispy Chickpeas: One 15.5 ounce can unsalted chickpeas, drained and rinsed well 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1/2 teaspoon granulated garlic 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper Thanks for the suggestion! The chickpeas are best when fresh as they lose some of their crunchiness. Thanks so much for your web site. I never knew about massaging the kale to soften it, it makes all the difference. So good! Haha, you get me. I make the dressing in the minichop. ? We really enjoyed this. guess I’m sleeping on the couch tonight! So glad you enjoyed it, Alex! Chickpea Sweet Potato Kale Salad Roasted sweet potatoes are a super flavorful addition to this salad and even with the 2 tablespoons of olive oil in the recipe each serving doesn’t make it too heavy. I have tried kale in salads before and could barely get it down, but this….this is amazing. Ingredients. :), these chickpeas look insane!!! I hate to leave this review, but this was my experience with the dish. As I initially wrote, I thought the lemon juice was overpowering and the sweetness from the maple syrup was odd (and don’t get me wrong, I love sweet things). I enjoy garlic, kale, and chickpeas so I was really hoping this recipe was going to speak to me. Will def make again. This should help you never burn garlic again! Made this for my husband and me for lunch today and it was excellent! So I cranked up the heat to 200 C and waited until the kale and chickpeas got crunchy and took it out. I’m totally going to make it for lunch today. Delicious salad, Dana! After trying it on the kale I was in more enamored with it. This was finger licking good. Information is not currently available for this nutrient. Looks yummy and nutritious! I made this as a salad for a BBQ this weekend. I tried using greek yogurt and I wouldn’t recommend it- next time I’ll try to find a nut butter for sure as the yogurt made it too tangy. Before adding dressing, add 1 Tbsp each lemon juice and olive oil (amount as original recipe is written // alter is adjusting batch size) to the kale and massage with hands to soften the texture and lessen bitterness. I followed this recipe. Super yummy and healthy recipe! It’s easy to make, nut free, gluten free but tastes just like a classic caesar dressing we all know and love. I did find it a little odd in the recipe notes that you put 3 teaspoons of ginger. I have! We have a 31 Meals cookbook with all savory meals (see navigation tab). Tip-don't refrigerate leftovers the kale loses its crispiness. Spread kale and chickpeas mixture onto a baking sheet. Even my mom whose not a fan of kale nor chickpeas found it delicious :). Set aside. Ingredients: Crispy Chickpeas: One 15.5 ounce can unsalted chickpeas, drained and rinsed well 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1/2 teaspoon granulated garlic 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 3/4 teaspoon Kosher salt. I added some sriracha to mine. Pour it over the kale and massage for 2–3 minutes – massaging the kale softens the leaves and deepens the flavour of the salad. I recommend looking for that next time you’re there! Thanks so much for the lovely review. I’ve been making this for at least 2 years now and it’s still my favorite salad. Divide the chopped kale evenly between two salad plates or bowls. Tomorrow is chocolate Quinoa bowl. And the dressing (which is kinda sweet) helps things out, too! I do a similar ‘curry spiced’ version of chickpeas if you want to check them out on my site :). For the chickpeas- what does “thoroughly dried” mean? Exactly my thinking! PS..saved the dressing and improvised with a tuna, bean and romaine salad the following day and it was delish. Oh my goodness! Preheat a skillet with olive oil to medium-high heat and add in the garlic and green beans. Do you use regular kale or baby kale for this? Kale Apple and Chickpea Salad with Vegan Feta. Dana, I don’t know if I should’ve dried them more thoroughly before cooking or not cooked them for as long – any ideas? :). We subbed out tahini for cashew butter. Do you make your own tahini ever? Yum! This is our new Thursday-night-and-Friday-lunch meal! Followed the recipe pretty much exactly except I had to roast my chickpeas for longer so they would crisp up nicely (about 30 min) so I had to take the garlic out earlier than the chickpeas. For the chickpeas, I didn’t have the seasonings specified in the recipe but I did have some Ethiopian berbere seasoning so I used that. Add the flaked tuna to the vegetables, breaking apart any large chunks. Definitely one I’m going to save <3. Wow so much flavor! The only “adjustment” we made, if you will, is we baked the chickpeas longer because we wanted them super crispy. When prepared right, it makes the perfect addition to smoothies, salads, breakfast scrambles, and dips. I however didn’t use the tahini in the recipe… Instead i just took a few spoonfuls of chickpeas and added them to the dressing in the blender. When making the roasted garlic, I’d recommend flipping the gloves 1/2 way through the bake time or just check on them to make sure they are not over cooked or burnt. Is there another possible substitute? I’ve made it twice and both times it was delicious. If you’ve ever roasted a head of garlic, you know the struggle of waiting the grueling hour of cooking until its completion. She deserves it. You will not be subscribed to our newsletter list. Or is it fine to mix it with the kale? We’re so glad you both enjoy it, Elle! I find that it doesn’t really need massaging like curly kale does, and many people who have told me they typically aren’t kale fans actually end up enjoying dishes made with lacinto kale! Squeeze garlic out of skins / peel away skins and add to a mixing bowl. I’m wondering if I can use something to substitute the tahini as I don’t have any on hand. The bitterness overpowered even the Tahini dressing which is usually giving some nice flavour to it. You saved Roasted Kale and Chickpea Salad to your. Perfection! My boyfriend’s brother and his girlfriend are coming over for dinner and they are vegan. And I used garam masala for the chickpeas because I had it on hand already and Whole Foods is about a 20 + minute drive away and I wanted this salad NOW!!!!!!!!!!!!! Xo. Thanks for sharing! I made this salad for dinner tonight and it was dee-licious! I also added a grilled chicken breast for more substance. I love the contrast of the smokiness of the tandoori chickpeas and the sweetness of the dressing. INGREDIENTS: 1 large head of curly kale. I did think it was a little sweet (used honey), but also thought the kale (Tuscan) helped tame that. This salad is my absolute new favorite. However, my husband has severe allergic reactions to tree nuts and I read that if you’re allergic to nuts you’re likely to be allergic to sesame seeds, especially tahini. Pour desired amount of dressing over salad … I was crazing something healthy that could be made come from what I had on hand. This looks amazing! This recipe looks amazing! We are so glad you enjoyed this salad, Danielle! Hmm you could try a lettuce? METHOD: – Preheat oven to 225 degrees. Printed several recipes … this one looks Ah-mazing..! Make the Roasted Sweet Potato. Ah, thanks friend! Marinda. Vegetarian, easily vegan, gluten-free and a perfect meal-prep recipe! It is definitely on the menu for next week. I also follow the instructions from your crispy baked chickpea recipe to make the chickpeas for the salad. Just wondered if anything could be subbed for the garlic. Made this last weekend, and it is seriously delicious (and easy, and filling). So I crafted a way to quick-roast garlic by separating the cloves. This looks great and I’m planning to make it for our vegan guests (and the rest of us!) We’re so glad you both enjoyed it, Ellen! I’ll definitely revisit this blend and see if I can make adjustments! Thanks for sharing, Carey! I didn’t have tahini so used natural peanut butter instead, and skipped the olive oil in the dressing. If you make this recipe, let us know! A Crispy Chickpea Kale Caesar Salad that is hearty, healthy and a meal all on its own. By the way – I didn’t use your method for roasting garlic so cannot comment on its effectiveness. The only change I make is in roasting the chickpeas. https://www.eatyourselfskinny.com/roasted-chickpea-kale-salad Your recipes are amazing. Thanks for sharing! It’s full of flavor and an easy make ahead salad perfect for lunch. High Fives girlfriend!! written by Caitlin Shoemaker February 21, 2020. Unfortunately, this will not be a keeper recipe (many others from your website are though :-)). Hope this question makes sense :) I also always end up burning my fingers a bit during this step, any tips for how to do the squeezing with utensils instead? Your recipes have been a great help in my transition to a plant-based diet, and it’s wonderful that you have so many plant-based recipes on your site. It is super healthy and actually incredibly satisfying! I really enjoyed this recipe! I have tried the kale salad in the past and it is a delight to eat! Taste and adjust seasonings as desired, adding more lemon for brightness, tahini for richness, and maple syrup for sweetness. The good news is, if you’re a speciality spice newb like me, Whole Foods has a Tandoori Spice Mix that’s to die for. I made this last night and completely enjoyed it. I have been making this salad at least once a week for YEARS at this point and it is my absolute favorite recipe. xo. They hold their shape great but they’re soft when I bite into them. As for cooking crispier chickpeas, this should provide some tips! Filling Perfect with roasted sweet potato fries on the side :). I am new to your website. Maybe you just don’t like chickpeas? This step is not essential if you don’t have additional lemons, but we prefer it! Vegan and gluten-free! Quinoa salads are always a favorite of mine. Perfect for a light summer dinner! Made this tonight and can’t wait to have the leftovers in my lunch tomorrow. This salad is so good. Hi! Who doesn’t love roasted garlic?! <3, Hello there, isn’t tandoori masala suppose to be spicy? This yummy and simple to cook dish is another reason to love kale, as if I needed another. I made this for dinner tonight. Like ever. Can’t wait to try it. And our print cookbook due out this fall will be primarily savory dishes as well! Wow, this was SOOO good and so SUPER easy! Introducing: a joyfully addicting salad that’s the perfect balance of hearty, tangy, creamy, and wholesome. This is helpful feedback. I’ve been following your blog for the longest time but I don’t think I’ve ever commented. Love your recipes!!! I did not have a can of chickpeas like I thought I did so I cooked some lentils (soak+boiled) and toasted them with the oil and spices in a skillet after cooking off the excess water. – In a sauté pan combine coconut oil, chickpeas, paprika, chopped preserved lemons and a hearty pinch of sea salt. Thanks so much for the lovely review, Jamie. I bet roasted garlic in the dressing would be UH-MAZING too!! Bake for 15-20 minutes (depending on the size of the garlic cloves), or until garlic is fragrant and slightly browned. Hi! Overnight? Add the greens and toss … Sometimes I make the salad per the recipe, sometimes I’ll leave out the garlic and the chickpeas if it’s summer time and I can’t be bothered to turn the oven on, and other times I’ll half it and make a quick salad for myself. I do second the comment from a previous poster who recommended turning the garlic halfway through or monitoring it more closely. My extremely meat-and-potatoes-type, kale-phobic boyfriend kept sneaking chickpeas and pieces of kale from my plate, too. Her exact quote, “I’m into it.” :). The roasted garlic is delightful. It’s a great salad for people who want to avoid animal protein, but even if you are not vegan or vegetarian, it’s too delicious NOT to try. I just made the dressing, and sautéed the kale instead of rubbed because I like kale a little softer. Thx for this Recipe!!! Roasted Vegetables: This salad is the perfect as is but can also serve as a wonderful base for roasted vegetables. Doubled this recipe, as I know it would be delicious. thanks for sharing, Eleanor! We just made this dressing the other night. Kale, chickpea & feta salad recipe. Has anyone encountered this issue? Spinach! :p. Amazing- great different twist on a kale salad. I made it, adding some onions, red peppers, cranberries, and red wine vinegar. Can you tell me if you use Tahini paste or tahini sauce in the dressing? In a medium bowl, whisk together olive oil, vinegar, lemon juice, shallots, garlic and sugar. All of these things greatly impact the end result. It took a little while to make because I decided to make the dressing in the Vitamix so the garlic would be thoroughly processed — worked well. My husband I and I devoured it. We will definitely be eating this again- maybe tonight! Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. We love your creative solution for potlucks :) Thanks for sharing! It is such the perfect after-holidays-feel-so-gross–antidote salad. Yes, that should work! Thanks for the great recipe :). This one is a keeper for sure. Also, I squeezed about half of the garlic cloves into the dressing and half right into the salad as an additional topping- it was amazing! Once the veggies are prepped and chopped add them to a large mixing bowl and toss to combine. We haven’t tried it but I think that should work! Dana, thank you for commenting on my review. I don’t have chickpeas. The salad is uncomplicated so it … I’ll look for it! Next time (and there will definitely be a next time), I will use the whole head. I had a lot left over from the dressing and it has a pretty intense lemony flavour so I didn’t use too much of it, but it makes the kale really delicious! Hi Emily! I’m not usually a kale salad lover but this one was dressed well enough that it wasn’t too crunchy. I’m new to vegan cooking and was searching for easy meal prep recipes. xo. This vegan kale caesar salad is a hearty and satisfying salad that is perfect for a crowd! Thanks! I find that it doesn’t really need massaging like curly kale does, and many people who have told me they typically aren’t kale fans actually end up enjoying dishes made with lacinto kale! The final product made me feel like a fancy, rockstar chef! Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Thank you! Leave a comment, rate it, and don’t forget to tag a photo #minimalistbaker on Instagram. No need to argue. Just spent about half an hour cleaning it up! Allrecipes is part of the Meredith Food Group. Thank you! Divide the marinated chickpeas, using a half-cup scoop, and place on top of the bed of kale. The lemon juice tenderizes the kale. My treat. Second time around I kept the garlic whole and sliced the top off and cooked it that way, much easier to work with. Thanks for sharing, Shannon! It is hearty and flavorful and incredibly satisfying and I find myself craving it more often than not. I was worried it would be too garlicky. I do have a question about how you handle the garlic post-roast – when you say “squeeze out of skins” do you mean the paper only? Cheers! It took me to freaky town and I never want to come home. But I usually share and my fiance, who hates salad typically, things it’s also really good. I made this, it turned out GREAT!!!! Add remaining 1 tbsp olive oil, lemon juice, salt … That always helps them crisp up more! Do the chickpeas need to be fresh? Thanks for posting that you used mashed chickpeas instead of tahini and it turned out great. Hope you love this one Sara! Tellmeaboutit. It’s super helpful for us and other readers. I mean… that dressing. Cook and stir walnuts in the hot skillet until toasted and fragrant, about 5 minutes. Thanks for helping to make Kale our number one choice for salads! I’ve not tried Tandoori spice but am looking forward to putting it together because I like spicy! I love making my own. LOVE this faster way to roast garlic and roasted garlic is one of my favorite things ever!! You can even eat the baked garbanzo beans as a snack, too. Expectations are high. Thanks so much! Thanks! We are so glad you enjoy our recipes! This recipe was AMAZING. Thank you so much! 1 1/2 lemons was plenty tart; I’m glad I stopped there. Great, hearty recipe. Thanks so much for sharing! Heat the oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6. oh super :) i really love the dressing. These recipes are so simple and easy. The roasted garlic/tahini dressing was my favorite part. I tagged you in a pic on Instagram… ;). It was amazing. This salad looks incredible! Nice balance of flavors – not too sweet or tart or astringent from garlic. Xo, I’ve also been making this salad for years- I love it so much. However, I can’t get the consistency of the salad dressing as thick as in the pictures. It makes it so mellow and kinda sweet. Am I wrong to think the chickpeas needed salt and the dressing was too sweet and needs soy sauce or brags amino to balance it?????? Also, just used 1 really fat large clove of garlic instead of 2. Next time, would you mind leaving a rating with your review? It’s a great alternative to lettuce and kale, and has a bit more “studiness” to it than lettuce, which I think will suit the dressing and the chickpeas :). Thanks! PS I have tried a number of your recipes recently and I am a fan! A warm roasted kale salad with chickpea croutons, avocado and a creamy Caesar dressing! Can’t wait to make. Try my suggestions below and pair this chickpea stew with crusty bread and a light salad. We all loved it, even the kids! I’ll have to try to use cooked chickpeas, it might be easier (and faster too, right?). I had some butternut squash ravioli in the freezer that I made a few months back and they were the perfect accompaniment. 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