Strawberry Salsa & Kale Crostinis with Goat Cheese

 
 Recipe courtesy of  Natural Gourmet Institute

Recipe courtesy of Natural Gourmet Institute

 © Some rights reserved  Megabeth  (Flickr Creative Commons user)

© Some rights reserved Megabeth (Flickr Creative Commons user)

Ingredients:

1 bunch lacinato kale

¼ teaspoon sea salt

1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil

 

1 pint fresh strawberries, washed, stem removed and thinly sliced

½ small red onion, cut into 1/8-inch slices

1 tablespoon champagne vinegar

1 teaspoon honey

Few sprigs thyme, leaves picked

Few sprigs rosemary, leaves chopped

Few leaves basil, cut into thin ribbons

Pinch fresh black pepper

 

6 ounces goat cheese

½ baguette, sliced and toasted

 

Directions:

1.      De-stem the kale and cut the leaves into thin ribbons. Transfer to a bowl with the salt and olive oil. Massage kale until leaves become tender and start to release juices.

2.      In a small bowl, toss together strawberries, red onion, champagne vinegar, thyme, rosemary, basil, and black pepper.

3.      Spread ½ teaspoon of goat cheese on each crostini. Top with kale and strawberry salsa; serve.