Crispy Kale and Chickpea Salad

Happy Friday everyone!

I’m still getting in the swing of things at home and work. I’m so thankful for a 2 day work week. Needless to say, yesterday after I painfully forced myself go to the gym and grocery store, the last thing I felt like doing was cooking. Lucky for me I have an awesome roommate who let me indulge in her super healthy dinner.

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She braised some kale with a touch of olive oil, a teaspoon of crushed red pepper flakes and salt & pepper to taste. She topped it with chickpeas that she also braised with the same red pepper flakes, olive oil and s&p.

She cooked these on a baking sheet at 350 degrees for about 10 minutes or until slightly crispy.

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I added a handful of craisins that my mom sent me home with after the holidays. Roomie topped her salad with some rotisserie chicken.

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Super easy, über healthy weeknight dinner.

Sometimes you just have to let someone else do the cooking!

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3 Comments

  1. Reply

    Alexandra Smith

    January 4, 2013

    You are such an inspiration 🙂

  2. Reply

    Lauren @ Gourmet Veggie Mama

    January 6, 2013

    Love the kale-and-chickpeas combo!

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    Sarah | Shine Food

    January 10, 2013

    Kale and chickpeas–two of my favorites on one plate! This would be a great contribution to this month’s Shine Supper Club. We’re collecting yummy healthy recipes and this totally fits the bill. Hope you’ll join us!

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