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June 07, 2018 | HF Healthy Living Team

Coqui the Chef has a sweet and tasty kale and strawberry salad that even the pickiest eater will enjoy. Add this refreshing side to your dinner tonight!

Strawberry and kale salad.

Sweet Kale and Strawberry Salad

Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 7 minutes


Ingredients for salad:

  • One bunch of kale Lacinato/Dinosaur or Curly Kale
  • 1 lb. strawberries hulled and quartered

Ingredients for vinaigrette:

  • 2 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 lemon juiced
  • 1 tbsp. agave or honey
  • tsp. of fine sea salt
  • tsp. of cracked black pepper
  • 3-4 tbsp. orange juice


  1. Tear the kale from stem and shred into bite-size pieces
  2. Place in a bowl and add the strawberries
  3. To make the vinaigrette: In a separate bowl, whisk the lemon juice, olive oil, agave, salt, and pepper. Pour it over the salad.
  4. For an extra kick, splash squeezed orange juice over the salad
  5. Massage with your hands until soft, about 15 seconds (this makes the kale easier to eat)

Recipe Notes


Tania Lopez
About Tania Lopez
Tania Lopez is the founder of Coqui the Chef, a program that weaves together food, nutrition, and environmental learning through a fun-loving character, Coqui the Chef. As a chef instructor and health educator, Tania also collaborates with organizations that want to improve the health of low-income communities through better nutrition and education.

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