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Crunchy Chickpea & Kale Salad with Tomato Vinaigrette Recipe (with Video)

Sesame-free, Mushroom-free, Sugar-free

Discover our Crunchy Chickpea & Kale Salad with Tomato Vinaigrette Recipe, a International recipe perfect as a main course recipe. Download the Flavrs app for 1000+ free food videos and recipes!

Serving size

Prep 15min | Cook 1h15min


Main Ingredients
- 1 28-ounce can Chickpeas, rinsed and drained
- 5 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
- 0.5 tsp Ground cumin
- 0.5 tsp Paprika
- Kosher salt
- freshly ground black pepper
- 1 small bunch curly kale
- 0.5 c Pine nuts
- 0.5 c Sun-dried tomatoes, thinly sliced
- 4 Scallions, white and light green parts only, thinly sliced
- 1 medium clove Garlic, grated (about 1 teaspoon)
- 2 tbsp juice
- 0.5 tsp Hot sauce, such as Frank's
- 2 tsp sherry or red wine vinegar
- 1 c fresh cilantro leaves
- 1 c Fresh mint leaves, roughly chopped
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Preparation of Chickpeas
1. Adjust oven racks to upper and lower-middle positions and preheat oven to 350°F (180°C).
2. Line a rimmed baking sheet with paper towels.
3. Spread chickpeas on top and roll around under your hands to thoroughly dry.
4. Transfer chickpeas to a large bowl.
5. Add 1 tablespoon olive oil, cumin, and paprika.
6. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
7. Discard paper towels and line baking sheet with aluminum foil.
8. Spread chickpeas over foil and transfer to oven.
9. Roast on upper rack, shaking pan occasionally, until chickpeas are about 3/4 their original size with a dense, nutty texture, about 1 hour.
10. Remove from oven and let cool slightly.
Preparation of Kale
1. Meanwhile, add kale to now-empty chickpea bowl.
2. Add 1 tablespoon olive oil, season with salt and pepper, and massage kale until well-coated in oil.
3. Set aside at room temperature.
Preparation of Pine Nuts
1. Place pine nuts in a skillet and transfer to lower rack of oven.
2. Toast, stirring occasionally, until pine nuts are deep golden brown, about 15 minutes.
3. Remove from oven and transfer to a bowl.
4. Set aside.
Preparation of Dressing
1. In a medium bowl, combine sun-dried tomatoes, scallions, garlic, lemon juice, zest, hot sauce, vinegar, and remaining 3 tablespoons oil.
2. Season with salt and pepper and stir well with a fork.
Combining Ingredients
1. When chickpeas are cooked and slightly cooled, add to bowl with kale.
2. Add pine nuts, sun-dried tomato dressing, cilantro, and mint.
3. Toss with hands until well-combined.
4. Adjust seasoning with more salt, pepper, and/or lemon juice as necessary.

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