Savory Jam, Greens & Cheese Crostini

30 December 2014
Savory Jam, Greens & Cheese Crostini

Serves approximately 4-6 people

Ingredients:
Olive Oil
2 cloves garlic, diced
2 bunches greens (lacinato kale, Red Russian Kale, chard, rapini or a combo thereof) washed, ribbed and coarsely chopped
Sea Salt
1 fresh baguette, sliced into 1/2" rounds
1 clove garlic, whole
1 jar of Amour Spreads Savory Heirloom Tomato Jam
1/8 pound cheese, thinly sliced (Beehive Promontory or Seahive is recommended).

To prepare greens: Pour several good glugs of olive oil into a skillet on medium heat, then add the diced garlic and saute' for 1 minute. Add chopped greens and a pinch of salt to taste.

Stir, then cover and cook. After 4 minutes, remove lid, stir again, then re-cover for 4 additional minutes. Remove from heat and set aside. Once slightly cooled, dice the greens to medium fine.

To prepare costini: Lightly brush baguette rounds on one side with olive oil and toast in the oven or broiler for approximately 2-4 minutes until lightly browned. Remove rounds from the oven and while warm, gently rub tops with the whole garlic clove.

To assemble: Spread each toasted baguette round with Savory Heirloom Tomato Jam, then add a layer of sliced cheese to each jammy baguette round. Top with a teaspoon full of diced kale.

Serve immediately or at room temperature. Can be prepared up to 1 hour prior to serving.

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