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Healthy Charred Kale Caesar Salad
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
35 mins
Savory charred kale tossed with roasted garbanzo beans, homemade Greek yogurt dressing, and shredded parmesan.
Course: Dinner, Salad, Vegetarian
Servings: 2 -4
Author: Emily
  • 1 bunch of kale washed, stems removed, torn into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 can of garbanzo beans rinsed and drained
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup pistachios
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese
  • For the Dressing: 1/2 cup full fat Greek yogurt 1/4 cup shredded parmesan cheese, 2 tbsp olive oil, juice 1/2 lemon, 1 minced garlic clove, 1-2 anchovy fillets, 1/4 tsp dijon mustard, salt and pepper to taste.
  1. To roast the garbanzo beans: heat 1 tsp olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add garbanzo beans to skillet and season with salt and pepper to taste. Roast for 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally until garbanzo beans are crispy and slightly charred. Once garbanzo beans are roasted, remove from heat and place in a large bowl.
  2. To char kale, heat skillet over medium heat, add 1 tsp olive oil. Add half of kale to skillet, season with salt and pepper. Let kale roast for 5-8 minutes and then remove from pan, add to bowl with garbanzo beans. Char remaining kale.
  3. To make the Caesar dressing: In a medium bowl mix together Greek yogurt, parmesan, olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, anchovies, dijon, and salt and pepper to taste.
  4. To serve, toss charred kale and garbanzo beans with Greek yogurt Caesar dressing, 1/4 cup parmesan cheese, and 1/4 pistachios. Can be serve warm or chill for 1 hr prior to serving.