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Kale Caesar Salad with Crispy Chickpeas

A classic salad gets a flavor upgrade with a quick and healthy recipe for Kale Caesar Salad with Crispy Chickpeas.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Servings 4 servings


For the dressing:

  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon anchovy paste
  • 1/3 cup finely grated Parmesan cheese

For the salad:

  • 8 cups shredded kale
  • Shaved Parmesan cheese
  • Croutons
  • Crispy chickpeas (See Kelly's Note)

Kelly's Note:


    Make the dressing:

    • In a medium bowl, whisk together the Dijon mustard, lemon juice, Worcestershire, mayonnaise, minced garlic and anchovy paste until well combined. Stir in the grated Parmesan cheese and 1/4 teaspoon pepper then set the dressing aside while you make the salad.

    Make the salad:

    • In a large bowl, combine the kale, shaved Parmesan and croutons. Drizzle the dressing on top and toss to combine. Top with crispy chickpeas and serve.

    Kelly's Note:

    • To make crispy chickpeas in the oven or air fryer, check out the link in the post above or search for "crispy chickpeas" in the search bar.