4-6 cups kale, loosely packed, sliced leaves, midribs removed
juice of 1 lemon
3-4 Tbsp 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 or other flavorful grating cheese such as Asiago or Parmesan
1/2 cup freshly made bread crumbs from lightly toasted bread
- Whisk together lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, salt, 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.