Kale,Cranberry & ChickPea Salad



▪    3 tablespoons lemon juice

▪    4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

▪    1 garlic clove, finely minced or crushed

▪    3/4 teaspoon dried Italian herb seasoning

▪    1/4 teaspoon kosher salt


▪    4 cups finely chopped Tuscan kale, ribs removed (this is about 4 ounces of kale)

▪    1 (15-ounce) can chickpeas, rinsed and drained

▪    2/3 cup dried cranberries, such as Craisins, soaked in boiling water to hydrate

▪    1 cup edamame beans, cooked and cooled

▪    Mint

▪    Basil

▪    A few carrot shreds

▪    Garnish: Cherry Tomatoes and crumbled goat cheese


1. Add all dressing ingredients to a large salad bowl and whisk until combined.

2. Into the bowl throw the chopped kale, chickpeas, cranberries and edamame.

3. Mince a handful of mint and a handful of basil leaves and toss them in, along

with carrot shreds.

4. Toss salad well to combine, and garnish with cherry tomatoes and crumbled goat cheese.

Serves 6 as a side salad, or 2-3 as a main dish.

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