Baby Kale Salad with Crispy Roasted Chickpeas Recipe

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Elaine Hayes Modified: March 25, 2022
Baby Kale Salad with Crispy Roasted Chickpeas Recipe

How To Make Baby Kale Salad with Crispy Roasted Chickpeas

Deliciously crunchy roasted chickpeas are tossed with crisp kale, tangy lemon, and salty parmigiano-regianno to yield a tasteful baby kale salad!

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



For Roasted Chickpeas:

  • 15ozchickpeas,(1 can)
  • 1tbspextra virgin olive oil
  • ½tspsalt
  • ¼tspfreshly ground black pepper

For Salad:

  • 1tbsplemon juice,(from 1 lemon), freshly squeezed
  • 3tbspextra virgin olive oil
  • 1smallsmall garlic clove,minced
  • ¼tspsalt
  • tspfreshly ground black pepper
  • 5ozBaby Kale,(1 bag or container), or Kale/Dark Greens Mix
  • ½cupParmigiano-Regianno,shaved


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil.

  2. Place the chickpeas on the prepared baking sheet and toss with the olive oil, salt and pepper.

  3. Roast for 10 to 12 minutes, stirring once, until the chickpeas are slightly shrunken and crispy. Let cool.

  4. In a large bowl, combine the lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, salt and pepper. Add the greens and toss until evenly coated. Taste and adjust seasoning if necessary.

  5. Arrange on plates and top with Parmigiano-Regianno shavings and crispy roasted chickpeas.

  6. Serve and enjoy!


  • Calories: 613.43kcal
  • Fat: 25.07g
  • Saturated Fat: 5.59g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 12.73g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.55g
  • Carbohydrates: 71.16g
  • Fiber: 14.32g
  • Sugar: 12.43g
  • Protein: 29.99g
  • Cholesterol: 12.64mg
  • Sodium: 414.60mg
  • Calcium: 335.99mg
  • Potassium: 963.05mg
  • Iron: 5.36mg
  • Vitamin A: 218.91µg
  • Vitamin C: 48.38mg
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