Chicken Caesar Salad with Chickpea Croutons
Author: Jackie
Ingredients
Chickpea Croutons
  • 1 and 1/2 cup cooked (or canned) and drained Chickpeas or Garbanzo Beans
  • 2 tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon ancho chili pepper
Chicken Caesar Salad
  • 1/2 pound chicken
  • dash of salt and pepper
  • 2 romaine hearts , chopped
  • 1/2 cup shredded parmesan cheese
  • 2/3 cup Caesar Salad Dressing
  • Chickpea croutons
Instructions
Chickpeas
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line a baking sheet with foil.
  2. In a bowl, combine chickpeas, oil, and spices. Gently mix to combine.
  3. Place on lined cookie sheet and bake for 15 minutes.
  4. Gently stir chickpeas and cook for another 15 minutes.
  5. Remove from oven. Chickpeas will crisp while coming to room temperature.
Salad
  1. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper and grill on high heat until no longer pink in the center.
  2. In a bowl combine chopped romaine and salad dressing and mix to combine. Place on serving platter and top with parmesan cheese, chopped grilled chicken, and chickpea croutons.
  3. Serve immediately.
  4. If you have leftover chickpea croutons, store in an airtight container for up to a week.
Nutrition Facts
Chicken Caesar Salad with Chickpea Croutons
Amount Per Serving (2 g)
Calories 0
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.