Caribbean Kale Salad

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Caribbean Vegan: Plant-Based, Egg-Free, Dairy-Free Authentic Island Cuisine for Every Occasion

By Taymer Mason

Published 2021

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This salad contains fire-roasted tomatoes, sweet char-grilled pineapple, and an herby dressing that embodies the taste of the Caribbean. Kale got popular and then died out, but it will always be a kitchen essential to me. This is what happened between kale and me in the beautiful island of Barbados.


  • 2 ripe medium tomatoes
  • 1 medium bunch kale, stemmed and pulled into small pieces
  • Juice of


  1. Roast the tomatoes over an open flame by letting them sit in the middle of a medium or small burner. Turn the tomatoes periodically with tongs and roast until 75 percent of the skin is charred. Alternatively, preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C) and grease a baking sh