• Lindsey

True Food's Tuscan Kale Salad.. A Fave of Mine

Updated: Jun 19, 2020

Alright you guys, I live for this salad... It's just so light and refreshing and obviously packed full of goodness and health benefits. It's super easy to make, so that's always a bonus! Also, since spring and summer are coming up, this is a perfect light meal that won't leave you feeling bloated! Enjoy!


-4-6 cups loosely packed, sliced leaves of black (Italian or Lacinato) Kale (remove the midribs

- Juice of 1 lemon

- 3-4 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil

- 2 cloves of garlic (minced)

- salt and pepper to taste

- hot red pepper flakes to taste

- 2/3 cup grated Pecorino Toscano cheese or Asiago works well too

- 1/2 cup freshly grated bread crumbs


1. Whisk together the lemon juice, oil, garlic, salt, pepper, and a generous pinch of the red pepper flakes.

2. Massage the kale leaves a bit to soften them up.

3.. Pour over the kale salad in a serving bowl and toss well.

4. Add 2/3 of the cheese and toss again.

5. Let the kale sit for about 5-10 minutes and then add the breadcrumbs.

6. Toss again and then top with the remaining cheese!

* You can always top with your favorite protein like grilled chicken, salmon or steak!




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