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If you’ve never had the pleasure, this French-style jam stands out, not just because of its high-quality fruit but also because it sidesteps added sugar completely. The result? A flavor profile that’s authentically fruity and bold. It’s the base for our velvety dressing, which, by the way, is going to make those chickpeas sing!
If you’ve been hanging around long enough you’ll know that the layered structure isn’t just for its aesthetic; adding the layers in a particular order ensures our chickpeas marinate gloriously in the dressing, absorbing all the flavors of that creamy raspberry pomegranate dressing! By the time you’re ready to serve, they’ll be bursting with tastiness.
If you’re making a dish in advance, especially this layered salad; consider opting for Pink Lady, Opal, Cortland, Empire, or Honey Crisp apples. Why? These varieties take their sweet time before turning brown, ensuring your dish remains vibrant and appealing. So next time you’re prepping ahead, pick these apple champs for a fresher, prettier presentation!
And if we’re discussing layers, it’s hard to overlook the kale. Wondering about the magic touch behind its tenderness? Time for class at the Learn with Jackie academy! Check out this tutorial on the secrets of massaging kale. Yes, darling, veggies need some TLC too!
Regardless if you’re cooking up a storm for the family Thanksgiving or looking to wow some friends, this layered marvel is your ticket. It’s fresh, it’s tangy, and it’s a little bit sweet – kinda like how every autumn day feels. So why wait? Let’s layer up the love and make this amazing layered salad asap!
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