Today is Tuesday and time to try out bookmarked recipes! That is exactly what I did. I tried the baked crispy kale from here. They turned out pretty good. A friend forwarded the link to this recipe and I am glad she did. This recipe is certainly a keeper. This is this Tuesday's Bookmarked Recipe. I have some leftover crisps from dinner and am munching on them as I draft this post.
Total Time: 25 - 35 minutes
Preparation: 10 – 15 minutes
Baking Time: 15 – 20 minutes
Serves: 2 (depends on how/when you serve it)
- 1 bunch Kale or 180 gms / 6 oz. cut Kale leaves
- 1 – 1 ½ tbsp. Oil
- Salt to taste
- Pre heat the oven to 350 F.
- Wash the kale properly and tear them into bite size leaves. Discard the thick stem. I tore the leaves along the thick stem.
- Run it in the spinner several times to dry the leaves.
- Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and spread the leaves on it. Using a paper towel, dab it over to leaves to remove any excess water. It is crucial to dry the leaves as much as possible, otherwise would end up with soggy crisps.
- Sprinkle olive oil over the leaves and toss them properly. I used 1 ½ tbsp. oil and left I could have used little less too.
- Bake in the pre heated oven for 12 – 20 minutes. Check after 12 minutes to see if the leaves are crispy. If not, toss them around and bake for few more minutes.
- Remove from oven, sprinkle salt and dig in! Can be served as a side dish or as a snack.
- I feel the kale might have become even crispier had I baked in two sheets.
- These crisps reminded me a lot of amaranth leaves (thokakura in telugu) deep fried in oil and sprinkled with crushed garlic, chili powder and salt, my aunt use to make when we were growing up. That was the most delicious amaranth fries I had ever had. Off course, anything deep fried is delicious! Next time I bake kale, I will consider sprinkling some garlic along with oil to replicate my aunt's deep fried amaranth leaves. Wonder how it might turn out.
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I have to try this Kale dish soon. Kale is not one of my favorite since it seems woody and grassy to me. Will give baked kale a try.
A New recipe ..looks so crispy ..
will try this,..
Malar Gandhi says
Love kale...in any way baked, fried or steamed...this luks delicious.
Very healthy one ....
Looks good Usha, and very healthy!
Baked kale crispies looks simply fabulous...feel like having some..
Gayathri kumar says
Never tried it. Looks so crispy and yumm..
anything crispy is yummy!...me too never tasted kale...this looks good!
This is the first time I made kale and I liked it.
very green and healthy too.loving it.
I wonder how it tastes. I have never tasted kale. Sounds good.
It tastes like amaranth leaves. Baked one tasted like deep fried amaranth.