Roasted Chili Chickpea & Kale Salad
Add a little extra flavor to this mediterranean style kale salad. This chili lime roasted chickpeas add protein and flavor to this salad (and can even be made on their own for a snack). Add in salty sweet sun dried tomatoes, tangy goat cheese, and a perfectly creamy sweet and spicy salad dressing to top off the kale. Perfect for Meatless Monday dinners or lunches for the week!
Category: Salads - Servings: 4 - Prep Time: 15 minutes - Cook Time: 25 minutes
FOR THE SALAD
- 1 Can Chickpeas, drained and rinsed
- 2 Tbsp Hatch Chili Infused Olive Oil
- 1 tsp Chipotle Lime Rub & Seasoning
- 1 ½ tsp Chili Verde Sea Salt
- 3-4 Cups Green and Purple Kale, rinsed and chopped
- ½ Cup Sun Dried Tomatoes
- ⅓ Cup Goat Cheese, crumbled
- 2 Tbsp Pumpkins Seeds
FOR THE DRESSING
½ Cup Greek Yogurt
½ Medium Lemon, juiced
1 tsp Chili Verde Sea Salt
Preheat the oven to 425F.
In a bowl toss chickpeas with 1Tbsp olive oil, chipotle lime rub, and 1 tsp salt. Spread on a parchment lined baking sheet and roast until crispy 20-25 minutes.
Meanwhile in a bowl combine dressing ingredients.
In a large bowl massage kale with 1 Tbsp olive oil and ½ tsp sea salt to help soften the kale. Toss kale with dressing and top with chickpeas, sun dried tomatoes, goat cheese, and pumpkin seeds.