Tuscan Kale Salad

Serves: 4-5


Salad Dressing:

  • 4 tbs olive oil
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/8-1/4 tsp red pepper flakes (depending on how much heat you want)
  • salt & pepper to taste


  • 4-6 cups tuscan kale (also known as lacinato or dinosaur kale), destemmed and sliced / cut into ribbons
  • 1/2 cup pecorino toscano cheese or parmesan, grated
  • 1/2 cup slightly toasted bread crumbs


  1. Whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, red pepper flakes, and salt & pepper.
  2. Place kale in a serving bowl and toss with the dressing.
  3. Add 2/3 of the cheese and toss again.
  4. Let the salad sit for 5-10 minutes and toss in the bread crumbs and remaining cheese.

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