Cavolo Nero

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Crostoni con cavolo nero (Toasted bread with a kale topping)

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Difficulty
Easy
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Preparation
5 minutes
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Cook
60 minutes
This very ancient, tasty recipe is extremely simple to make. 

Ingredients
  1. 1 bunch of cavolo nero (aka Tuscan, Laciniato or Italian kale, literally: ‘black cabbage’)
  2. Crusty bread
  3. Extra virgin olive oil
  4. 1 clove garlic
  5. Salt and pepper
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Wash the kale and boil it for 1 hour in salt water. Slice the bread thickly, toast it and rub the toast with a clove of garlic. Drain the kale, chop it into small pieces and place it on the toast. Drizzle with abundant oil, sprinkle with freshly ground black pepper and serve hot.

Source: www.firenzeturismo.it

Cover image credit: Stijn Nieuwendijk

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