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A serving bowl with strawberry kale salad. Serving utensils rest in the bowl.
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5 from 4 votes

Strawberry Kale Salad

This easy strawberry kale salad combines kale with fresh strawberries, grapes, chickpeas, pecans, feta and a creamy raspberry vinaigrette. Perfect for a light lunch or topped with protein for a meal sized salad.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: strawberry kale salad
Servings: 4
Calories: 549kcal

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 6 cups chopped curly kale
  • 2 cups fresh strawberries hulled and sliced
  • 2 cups red grapes halved
  • 1 15 oz can chickpeas drained and rinsed
  • ½ cup crumbled feta
  • ¾ cup pecans chopped

Dressing

  • 1 cup fresh raspberries
  • 2 Tablespoons honey or maple syrup
  • 2 Tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 1 Tablespoon shallot chopped
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Add pecans to a baking sheet and place in oven to toast. Stir pecans after 5 minutes. Allow to toast about 5 minutes longer or until the pecans are golden and fragrant. Remove from oven and allow pecans to cool. Set aside.
    Roasting pecans on a sheet pan.
  • While nuts are roasting, making dressing by adding all the ingredients into a blender and blending until creamy and smooth. 
    Fresh raspberries, honey, red wine vinegar, olive oil, shallot, salt and pepper in a blender.
  • Place kale in a large mixing bowl, top with strawberries, grapes, chickpeas, feta and pecans.
    Ingredients for strawberry kale salad in a bowl together: kale, strawberries, grapes, chickpeas, crumbled feta and toasted pecans.
  • Drizzle raspberry vinaigrette dressing over salad and toss or portion the salad and pass around the dressing to serve.
    Drizzling raspberry vinaigrette over strawberry kale salad ingredients.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving with dressing | Calories: 549kcal | Carbohydrates: 53g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 13mg | Sodium: 381mg | Potassium: 519mg | Fiber: 13g | Sugar: 28g