Winter Panzanella with Maple Dijon Balsamic Dressing
Servings
6servings
Cook Time
40minutes
Servings
6servings
Cook Time
40minutes
Ingredients
Roasted Vegetables
  • 1 pound roasted brussels sproutsquartered
  • 4large carrotschopped into 1/4-inch rounds
  • 1tablespoon olive oil
  • Salt and pepper
Croutons
  • 1loaf sourdough breadcubed
  • 1tablespoon olive oil
  • 1tablespoon Italian seasoning
Dressing
  • 3tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2teaspoons maple syrup
  • 2teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/4cup olive oil
Salad Base
  • 2bunches kalede-stemmed and chopped
  • 1 lemon
  • 215-ounce cans canellinni beans
  • 1/2cup dateschopped
  • 1/2cup Parmesan cheesegrated or shaved
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 425 and chop Brussels sprouts and carrots. Toss with 1 tablespoon of olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Roast in the oven for 25 minutes, stirring half way through.
  2. Cut bread into large cubes and toss with olive oil, a sprinkle of salt and Italian seasoning. Place on a lined baking sheet and place into oven for 5 minutes or until golden brown. Be careful not to burn. remove and set aside to cool.
  3. Whisk together ingredients for the dressing and taste. Adjust seasonings to your liking.
  4. Prepare salad base by de-stemming and chopping kale. Place into a large bowl with juice from one lemon and a sprinkle of salt. Massage kale until it reduces in volume and becomes tender. Mix in canellinni beans.
  5. Top kale with roasted veggies, dates, cheese, croutons and dressing. Toss to combine and serve. Enjoy!
Recipe Notes

Recipe by Ashley Thomas.

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