Cream Collards and Chickpea Curry Salad

Creamy Collards and Chickpea Curry Saladcreamy chickpea, curry, collard salad

This warm salad does just the trick for a cool spring day. You get some good greens and protein to keep you going during the day. This is also a great anti-inflammatory salad and will aid in weight loss. Excellent Middle Eastern flavor in a very short amount of time!

Serves 2

Prep time: 10 min

Cook time: 5 min

Salad

Ingredients:

  • 8 giant collard green leaves, chopped
  • 1 TBSP coconut oil
  • 2 cups cook chick peas
  • 1 tsp minced garlic or 2 cloves garlic
  • splash rice wine vinegar

Directions:

  1. Chop collards
  2. Melt coconut oil in pan under med to high heat.
  3. Once melted add garlic, collards and chick peas then splash of vinegar
  4. Sautee for 5 min (until greens have wilted)
  5. Place in bowl and add dressing (below)
  6. Optional:
    1. Add ½ cup cumbled feta cheese
    2. Add 1 cup sliced cooked chicken or turkey
  7. Enjoy!!

 

Creamy avocado curry dressing: Creamy chickpea, curry and collard salad

Ingredients

  • ½ plain yogurt ( I like greek)
  • ½ avocado
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp red curry powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 TBSP water

Directions:

  1. Place all ingredients in blender
  2. Blend until smooth

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