Sautéed greens with fried salami crumbs


You'll need

1 kg Italian greens, such as cime di rapa, cavolo nero and chicory, trimmed 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 3 garlic cloves, thinly sliced   Fried salami crumbs 80 ml (⅓ cup) olive oil 40 gm hot salami, thinly sliced, coarsely chopped 80 gm coarse fresh sourdough breadcrumbs 1 garlic clove, finely chopped Finely grated rind of 1 lemon

Method

  • 01
  • Blanch greens in boiling salted water until bright green (1-1½ minutes), drain well and set aside.
  • 02
  • For fried salami crumbs, heat half the oil in a frying pan over medium-high heat, add salami and fry until crisp (2-3 minutes). Remove with a slotted spoon and set aside on a plate lined with absorbent paper. Heat remaining oil, add breadcrumbs to pan, stir until golden (1-2 minutes), stir in garlic and transfer to a large bowl. Add salami and lemon rind, stir to combine and set aside.
  • 03
  • Heat olive oil in a large frying pan over high heat, add garlic and stir until fragrant (30 seconds), add greens, season to taste and stir occasionally until warmed through (2-3 minutes). Scatter with fried salami crumbs and serve warm.

At A Glance

  • Serves 6 people
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  • Serves 6 people

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Apr 2012

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