Vegan Chickpea Caesar Salad

Vegan Chickpea Caesar Salad

Cook and Prep Time:

Serves:

You Need

  • 2 bundles Kale, chopped
  • 1 1 Lemon juiced
  • Crispy Shawarma Spiced Roasted Chickpeas (see below)
  • Chopped Basil, for garnish
  • Hemp Seeds, for garnish
  • 1-2 T Nutritional Yeast (optional)

For the Dressing

  • 1 c Cashews, soaked overnight
  • 1 t Dijon Mustard
  • 8 cloves Garlic, chopped
  • 4 t Capers
  • 2 t Brine Juice from Capers
  • 2 Lemons, juiced
  • 1 t Miso Paste
  • ½ c Water (add more if needed)
  • 1 t Maple Syrup

DIRECTIONS

  1. Rinse and chop the produce accordingly.
  2. Prepare the chickpeas (see below).
  3. Prepare the dressing by adding all of your ingredients to a blender, and pulsing until creamy.  Add water until the dressing is thin enough to be poured.
  4. To a large bowl, add the kale and lemon juice.  With your hands, massage the kale to soften the texture.
  5. Add you dressing and toss to combine.  Top with chickpeas, basil, and hemp seeds!  Enjoy!

Crispy Shawarma Spiced Roasted Chickpeas

Cook and Prep Time: 25 minutes

Serves: 3-4

You Need

  • 28 oz. Chickpeas, rinsed & drained
  • 2 T Ground Cumin
  • 2 t Smoked Paprika
  • 2 t Ground Turmeric
  • 1 t Ground Ginger
  • 1 t Ground Coriander
  • ½ Ground Cloves
  • Salt & Pepper, to taste
  • 1 t Extra Virgin Olive Oil

DIRECTIONS

  1. Rinse the chickpeas and add them to a lined baking tray.  Preheat your oven to 425˚F.
  2. Add all of your spices to your chickpeas, and toss them in olive oil.  Season to taste.
  3. Roast the chickpeas for 25-30 minutes in the oven, flipping halfway.
  4. Serve as a side dish, or on top of salads.  Enjoy!

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