Vegan Kale Recipe Idea – Roasted With Chickpeas, Carrots & Garlic


Try this simple kale recipe idea. Carrots, chickpeas and almonds roasted with kale and dressed in olive oil and red wine vinegar.

1kg Carrots
250g Kale
1 Tin of chickpeas
1 Bulb of garlic
A Handful of Blanched Almonds
1 Tbsp of Red Wine Vinegar
2 Tbsp Olive oil
Salt & pepper

1. Take a whole bulb of garlic, slice off the top and drizzle with a small amount of olive oil. Wrap in foil, place on a baking tray and roast at 200c for 30 mins. Remove and allow to cool then squeeze the the cloves into a bowl and set aside. You can roast the garlic at the same time as the step below.

2. Slice the carrots and place in a baking tray, drizzle with 1 tablespoon of olive oil, salt and pepper. Roast at 200c for half an hour or until they start to turn golden.

3. Remove from oven and mix in a tin of drained chickpeas and roast for a further 10 minutes.

4. Remove the stalks from the kale, give a quick massage to soften, then chop into strips and add to the carrots and chickpeas. Add a handful of blanched almonds, 1 tablespoon of red wine vinegar and an additional tablespoon of olive oil and roast for a final 10 minutes or until the kale has softened and started to brown.

5. Remove from the oven and add the roasted garlic and additional seasoning if required.


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