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Elote Kale Salad featuring Everything but the Elote Crispy Chickpeas I have bee…

Elote Kale Salad featuring Everything but the Elote Crispy Chickpeas🌽

I have been making this salad for months now – it’s SO good and a crowd pleaser. I got the inspiration from eatingbirdfood but made some tweaks to officially perfect it for myself!

You can find the recipe on my blog https://healthykel.com/elote-kale-salad/

dEATS🥗🌽
What you’ll need:
Elote Salad:
•Bag of frozen roasted corn (can sub canned corn)
•1 jalapeno, chopped
•1/2 red onion, chopped
•3 garlic cloves, chopped
•1/3 cup cilantro, chopped
•3 tablespoons plain Greek yogurt
•1 tablespoon mayonnaise
•1 lime, juiced
•1 teaspoon smoked paprika
•1/2 teaspoon chili powder
•1/2 teaspoon “Everything but the Elote” seasoning – can sub more chili powder
•1/2 cup queso fresca (can sub feta)

Kale Salad
•Bunch of kale:
•Juice of 1 lime
•1 second spray of avocado oil
•Salt and pepper
•Add on’s: chopped tomatoes, bell peppers and avocado

Everything but the Elote Crispy Chickpeas:
•Can of chickpeas, rinsed
•1 second spray of avocado oil
•1 tablespoon Everything but the Elote seasoning

How to do it:
Make the elote salad:
•heat up corn over the stove
•mix all the ingredients in a bowl. Add corn once warmed up
•Set aside in refrigerator and let those flavors marinate while we you prepare the rest of salad

Make the crispy chickpeas:
•coat the chickpeas with avocado oil and elote seasoning
•place in air fryer and air fry at 400 for 15 minutes, shaking every 5 minutes, or until crispy

Prepare kale
•Tear kale from stems and chop finely
juice lime, spray with avocado oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper
•Massage well until kale is no longer tough

Assemble elote kale salad
•Add elote salad to kale
•Add any additional vegetables such as tomatoes and bell peppers
•Mix well
•Top with crispy chickpeas and avocado
•Enjoy!

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  1. I made this tonight it was so easy and so good!! Didn’t have the everything but the elote seasoning so had to improvise with spices from my spice shelf but it was 👌🏼😋

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