Festive holiday salad

Festive holiday salad

This easy holiday salad looks bright and festive, and has a deliciously earthy flavor with its beets, sweet potato and chickpeas.

Festive holiday salad

Yield 6


  • 2 heads romaine lettuce, finely-chopped
  • 1 head kale, finely chopped
  • 1 large sweet potato, finely-chopped and cooked
  • 1 can of chickpeas, washed, drained, and cooked with garlic and paprika
  • 3 medium beets, finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup pumpkin seeds


  • 2 lemons, juiced
  • 1/3 cup organic olive oil
  • 1 heaping tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • Dash of salt, pepper, and garlic powder  


1. Saute chickpeas in paprika and garlic for 5-10 minutes until crisp.

2. Saute sweet potato in paprika and garlic for 20 minutes, until crisp.

3. Chop and mix all ingredients together.

4. Mix dressing ingredients together in a separate bowl.

5. Top salad with dressing.

Festive holiday salad