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Kale Summer Salad Recipe

A delicious salad that makes for a beautiful 4th of July side dish!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8


  • 3 leaves kale 2-3 cups
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 2 cups spinach
  • 1/2 cup blueberries can add more to preference
  • 1/2 cup sliced strawberries can add more to preference
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds
  • 1/4 cup grated cheese smoked provolone, swiss, or fresh parmesan
  • 1/4-1/2 cup poppyseed dressing to taste


  • Remove kale leaves from stems and chop in to bite sized pieces. Place in large bowl and sprinkle with lemon juice.
  • Massage kale by repeatedly grabbing and releasing for 2-4 minutes.
  • Chop spinach into bite-sized pieces, slice strawberries, grate cheese.
  • Add spinach, strawberries, blueberries, almonds, and cheese to kale. Mix with tongs.
  • Top with poppyseed dressing and mix with tongs until salad is evenly coated.
  • Serve immediately.