Kale and White Bean Bruschetta

13 Jul

Prep Time: 20 minutes


  • 1 (15oz) can S&W white beans + 1 can water
  • 1/2 cup onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 2 cups kale, coarsely chopped
  • 3 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp. red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 tsp. crushed red pepper
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 baguette, cut in half, sliced, and toasted
  • Parmesan cheese, for garnish


  1. Add entire contents of beans to large pot.  Refill the can with water and add to the pot.
  2. Add onion, garlic, bay leaf, and salt.  Simmer with lid on med-low heat for 8 minutes for flavors to combine.
  3. Add kale and return to burner another 5 minutes, covered.
  4. Drain contents of pot through a colander, discarding liquid.  Transfer mixture to a medium bowl and stir in oil, red wine vinegar, and crushed red pepper.  Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Spoon bean and kale mixture onto toasted baguettes and garnish with Parmesan cheese.
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Posted by on July 13, 2012 in Appetizers, Beans, Uncategorized


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