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Lemony Kale Salad With Chickpeas

Successfully incorporating chickpeas into a salad can be a difficult task, but we were up to the challenge. This recipe has a beautiful, citrusy zing that is refreshing and light. Feel free to decorate the salad with some of your other favorite veggies if you want to.

kale-chickpea-salad
  • Prep Time: 10m
  • Total Time: 10m

Ingredients

For the Dressing

  • 2 tbsp. freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 clove garlic, pressed
  • 1/4 tsp. sea salt
  • 1/8 tsp. black pepper
  • 1/4 c extra virgin olive oil

For the Salad

  • 2 c kale, chopped and stems removed
  • 1 (15oz) can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 ripe avocado, peeled pitted and diced
  • 1 c orange wedges
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Instructions

  1. Whisk the dressing ingredients together in a bowl until you get a creamy-like consistency.
  2. Put the kale in a large salad bowl and drizzle the dressing over it. Using your hands, massage the dressing into the kale leaves.
  3. Fold in the chickpeas, avocado, and orange wedges and make sure the salad is well-mixed before serving. Enjoy!
2018-08-30T12:58:36+00:00