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My Favorite Vegan Salad

This is my favorite vegan salad, complete with spiced chickpeas, addicting coconut bacon, and a mouthwatering avocado dressing that's sure to be a crowd-pleaser.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 2 -3

Ingredients

Coconut Bacon

  • 1 Batch Coconut Bacon

Chickpeas

  • 1 Can Chickpeas or 1 1/2 cups cooked
  • Drizzle Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1/2 Tsp Salt
  • 1/2 Tsp Smoked Paprika
  • 1/2 Tsp Chili Powder
  • 1/8 Tsp Cumin
  • 1 1/2 Tsp Sriracha

Avocado Dressing

  • 1 Avocado
  • Juice from 1 Lime
  • 1/2 Jalapeno ribs and seeds removed
  • Handful of Cilantro about 1/3 cup packed
  • 1/4 Cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1/4 Cup Water
  • 1/4 Tsp Salt
  • 1/4 Tsp Pepper
  • More water to thin if needed

The Salad

  • Baby Kale or Mixed Greens
  • Fresh Cracked Black Pepper

Instructions

Coconut Bacon

  1. Start by making the coconut bacon. Recipe here.

Chickpeas

  1. Once the coconut bacon is done, crank up the oven to 425 degrees F. 

  2. Rinse and drain chickpeas, then pat dry with a towel. In a bowl, combine all chickpea ingredients and mix until everything is evenly combined. 

  3. On a baking sheet lined with parchment paper, bake chickpeas for about 25-30 minutes, or until slightly browned. 

Avocado Dressing

  1. In a blender, combine all dressing ingredients and blend until smooth and creamy. Add more water to thin if necessary. 

Putting it All Together

  1. Fill your bowls with a layer of greens, then add on chickpeas and coconut bacon. Drizzle everything with the avocado dressing, and top it off with fresh cracked pepper. 

  2. Enjoy!