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Vegan Cobb Salad - add avocado for creamy goodness! Perfect detox salad! / Running in a Skirt

Vegan Cobb Salad

My Vegan Cobb Salad will make you never think of the meat version again!
Course Salad
Cuisine American, vegan, Vegetarian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2

Ingredients

  • 4 cups chopped kale
  • 1 small cucumber sliced
  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes halved
  • 10 asparagus springs blanched and cut in 2" pieces
  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1/2 cup garbanzo beans rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin seeds
  • Optional: avocado cubed
  • Dressing:
  • 1 lemon juiced
  • 1 tablespoon good olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Whisk together dressing and massage it into the kale.
  2. Put a bed of kale on your plate.
  3. Assemble the rest of the ingredients in rows.
  4. Sprinkle additional salt and pepper on the top!

Recipe Notes

* To blanch the asparagus, quickly submerge it in boiling water until it turns bright green. Remove and place in an ice bath to keep from overcooking.

* For added flavor, cook the quinoa in vegetable broth.

* If you are only vegetarian and not vegan, cubed sharp cheddar cheese is good on this!