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Easy Kale Chicken Caesar Salad with pepitas, shaved parmesan and a homemade egg and anchovy free Caesar Dressing! Its the perfect salad recipe to have for the summer! | Easy Healthy Recipes

Kale Chicken Caesar Salad

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  • Author: Krista
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 2 large salads or 4 small side salads 1x
  • Category: Salad
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American


This Easy Kale Chicken Caesar Salad┬áhas a fun twist and a few secret ingredients. It’s the perfect healthy salad recipe to have for the summer!


  • 4 cups of fresh kale, torn into small pieces
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 tablespoon of grape seed oil
  • 2 boneless chicken breasts
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon of ground pepper
  • 1/3 cup of shaved parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup of pepitas, unsalted
  • Homemade Caesar Dressing


  1. Add freshly torn kale to a large bowl. Add a pinch of fresh sea salt to the kale bowl and gently massage kale with your hands for 3-4 minutes until kale turns to a more forrest green color. Set aside.
  2. Make caesar dressing in a food processor and set aside.
  3. Season chicken breasts with salt and pepper on both sides.
  4. Heat a medium skillet to medium high heat. Add grape seed oil to pan and seasoned chicken breast. Saute for 4-5 minutes per side.
  5. Remove from pan and slice.
  6. To a large bowl add kale, parmesan cheese, pepitas, and chicken breast. Serve with caesar dressing on the side.


  • Serving Size: 1 cup
  • Calories: 373
  • Sugar: 16 g
  • Sodium: 898 mg
  • Fat: 26 g
  • Carbohydrates: 23 g
  • Fiber: 3 g
  • Protein: 21 g
  • Cholesterol: 39 mg