KALE POWER SALAD

INGREDIENTS:

  • Caesar dressing:
  • 3/4 cup vegan mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup Silk® Original Soymilk
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp. low sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tsp. dijon mustard
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper
  • Salad:
  • 1 can (15 oz.) chickpeas
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper
  • 4 cups chopped kale
  • 6 brussels sprouts, chopped
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • 1/2 red onion, sliced

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Whisk all dressing ingredients together until fully combined. Add more soymilk to thin consistency or more mayonnaise to thicken consistency. Refrigerate until use. Yields 1 1/2 cups. Store extra salad dressing in refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  2. Preheat oven to 400°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  3. Rinse and drain chickpeas, then pat dry with a paper towel. Transfer chickpeas to a baking sheet. Drizzle with olive oil and toss to coat. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Bake for 20 minutes or until chickpeas are golden and crunchy. Set aside to cool slightly.
  5. Combine kale, brussels sprouts, avocado and red onion in a large salad bowl and toss to combine. Add roasted chickpeas. Drizzle with prepared salad dressing and serve immediately.