Monday, August 1, 2011

True Food Kale Salad

If you've never tried Kale, this is the recipe that will convert you! It is straight from the True Food website and amazing. I skipped the breadcrumbs and used Parm and it was great. Enjoy one of the best greens for your body
Tuscan Kale Salad Recipe

Tuscan Kale Salad Ingredients
  • 4-6 cups Kale, loosely packed, sliced leaves
    of Italian black (Lacinato, “dinosaur,” cavolo nero)
    midribs removed
  • Juice of 1 Lemon
  • 3-4 T Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
  • 2 cloves Garlic, mashed
  • Salt & Pepper, to taste
  • Hot Red Pepper Flakes, to taste
  • 2/3 cup grated Pecorino Toscano cheese
    (Rosselino variety if you can find it) or other
    flavorful grating cheese such as
    Asiago or Parmesan
  • ½ cup freshly made Bread Crumbs from
    lightly toasted bread
Tuscan Kale Salad Directions

Whisk together lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, salt, and pepper, and a generous pinch (or more to taste) of hot red pepper flakes. Pour over kale in serving bowl and toss well. Add 2/3 of the cheese and toss again. Let kale sit for at least 5 minutes. Add bread crumbs, toss again, and top with remaining cheese.

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