Kale Chickpea Salad

Feb. 4, 2020

Prep Time: 10 minutes                Cooking Time: 30 minutes

Equipment: knife, cutting board, measuring spoons/cups, mixing bowl, baking sheet, oven (optional)

Servings: 4                 Serving Size: 1 cup



1 can chickpeas, rinsed and drained

2 tablespoons olive oil

½ teaspoon paprika

½ teaspoon black pepper

½ teaspoon salt

6 cups kale, chopped

¼ cup shaved parmesan cheese

½ cup oil based Caesar dressing



1. Rinse chickpeas under water. Pour into small bowl and dry by dabbing with paper towels.

2. Toss chickpeas in a bowl with olive oil, paprika, pepper, and salt.

3. Place in microwave for 1 minute. Remove from microwave and toss half- way through. If you want them crispier, place in microwave for 20-30 more seconds.

4. Place chopped kale in large bowl. Top with roasted chickpeas, cheese, and Caesar dressing. 



  • Serve with 100% whole grain crackers- Triscuit, Mary’s Gone, AkMak or Wasa crackers or tortilla chips.
  • Use different herbs to tailor taste.
  • Swap Caesar dressing for raspberry vinaigrette, low- fat ranch, or poppy seed!