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Warm Kale Salad with Cranberries over Goat Cheese Toast


  • 1 loaf artisan bread, sliced into 8 slices
  • 1 tbsp olive oil, plus more for toasting bread
  • 1 bunch Tusan kale, deribbed, and finely choped
  • salt and black pepper
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tbsp chopped dried cranberries
  • 1 tbsp toasted pumpkin seeds
  • 2 oz. soft goat cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Drizzle olive oil over bread slices, flip and drizzle oil on other side as well.
  3. Arrange slices on a cookie sheet, toast in oven for 5 minutes, turn and toast for 5 more minutes.
  4. While bread is in the oven, in a large skillet over medium flame, heat the oil, add the kale. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Stir and cook until just wilted, 3 minutes. Add vinegar, cranberries, and pumpkin seeds.
  6. Remove bread from oven, spread with goat cheese, top with warm kale salad.