Kale Caesar Salad



" Hands down, my favorite kale caesar. The creamy vegan caesar dressing plus crunchy gluten-free chickpea croutons gives me the the flavors and textures I’m looking for….just what salad dreams are made of! "

- Debra Klein


Kale Chick Peas Dried Oregano Garlic Powder Cayenne Pepper Tahini Lemon Garlic Capers Capers Brining Juice Dijon Mustard Nutritional Yeast

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Prep The Chickpeas

Preheat oven to 400. Drain, rinse, drain again. Dry chickpeas in a kitchen towel. Spread chickpeas out on rimmed baking sheet. Drizzle with oil and spices then toss well. Roast until crispy

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Prep The  Kale

Strip leaves from stems. Wash and pat dry. Break into bite sized pieces, place in large bowl, and gently massage with your hands. This will break up the fibrous material, making the kale more palatable and digestible.

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Make The Dressing

Pour Tahini into a small bowl. Zest the lemon and garlic into bowl and whisk together. Squeeze lemon over bowl. Chop most of the capers until they resemble a paste. Add chopped capers along with remaining iIngredients and whisk until well mixed.

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Assemble The Salad

Pour dressing over kale (start with 1/2 cup) and mix well. Add more dressing as needed to moisten. Sprinkle croutons (again, start slow and add more as needed)over dressed salad and serve.

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