I made roasted kale last night for dinner and I could not believe how absolutely delicious it was. I had set my expectations low as I had tried a pre-packaged bag of roasted kale from my local food co-op “Just like potato chips!” the package boasted. Not so much. However, as a vegetable on your dinner plate? They may not be pretty, but they are crispy and tasty.
Another bonus is kale is so good for you – it is chock-full of vitamins and minerals – especially vitamins K and A, and of course it’s low in calories. Try this – I bet your kids will like them too – (kale) chips for dinner!
Roasted Kale “Chips”
1 bunch kale, destemmed, roughly chopped and thoroughly dried
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 garlic clove, crushed
salt and pepper to taste
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Combine chopped kale, garlic, olive oil and salt and pepper on a rimmed cookie sheet. You don’t need to spread the kale in an even layer. Bake for 15 minutes, tossing every 5 minutes. Let cool a minute or two before eating, as they continue to crisp up. Enjoy.