lacinato kale

noun la·ci·na·to kale \ ˌlä-sə-ˈnä-tō- \

Definition of lacinato kale

: tuscan kale
  • Not ordinary kale but Tuscan kale, or cavolo nero. This type of kale is sometimes sold in America as lacinato kale.
  • —Nancy Harmon JenkinsFood & WineMarch 2001
  • Dungeness crab cakes accompanied by shaved daikon or the black truffle-roasted hen with tender steamed lacinato kale.
  • —Todd ColemanSaveurOctober 2006

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First Known Use of lacinato kale

1993


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