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Lettuce Wraps recipe and lesson plan

Strawberry Salsa recipe and lesson plan


  • 4 quarts local strawberries
  • 1 cup green onions
  • 1 cup cilantro
  • 4 limes
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 2 bags of corn tortilla chips


  1. Wash all fruits and vegetables.
  2. Using a plastic knife, remove the tops and slice the strawberries into a medium bowl.
  3. Using fingers, remove cilantro leaves from the stems.
  4. Chop the green onions and cilantro.
  5. Add all ingredients to bowl and toss with the strawberries.
  6. Cut the lime and squeeze the juice into the strawberry mixture.
  7. Add salt and stir.


The lesson plan includes step-by-step instructions for cooking this recipe in the classroom, curriculum connections, and related books to read.



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