Shaved Brussel Sprout & Kale Caesar Salad

This is an easy, crunchy salad that substitutes thinly sliced brussel sprouts and chopped kale for the romaine that is normally used in a caesar salad. The ingredients, along with chick peas makes it exceptionally healthy because of the nutritional properties in brussel sprouts and kale.

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Ingredients for the salad: (serves 2-4)

* 2-3 cups of thinly sliced  brussel sprouts

* 2 cups of chopped kale

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* 1 cup of drained garbanzo beans (lightly sauteed in a little olive oil and tossed with smoked paprika)

* 1/2 cup of shaved or grated reggiano parmesan cheese

* 1/4 cup of chopped chives or parsley

* 2-3 radishes sliced into thin strips

* 2 cups of croutons (made by cubing some Italian bread and toasting in a skillet until golden)

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The creamy dressing binds it all together and gives it flavor.

Salad Dressing:

* 1/4 cup of mayonnaise

* 1/4 cup of olive oil

* juice of one lemon

* 1 TB. of dijon mustard

stir together and add salt & fresh ground pepper to taste

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* Toss all the ingredients together in a bowl and then stir in the dressing.

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This salad has so many health benefits, and is delicious and crunchy as well. It is definitely a nice change from the typical caesar salad made with romaine.

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Serve and enjoy!

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