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Thursday, July 21, 2011

Roasted Kale Chips/Crisps

After joining NutriMirror and after being turned away from giving blood, I found out that I'm not getting nearly enough iron.  One of the things my friends and the NM site recommended was kale.  At first, I was thinking, "NO WAY," but I decided to try it in the end.  They're delicious!

Kale (preferably organic), rinsed well and shaken dry
~1 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
Cracked pepper to taste
1 tsp. sea salt

Using only the leaves, not the stems, break off the kale leave into smaller, chip/crisp-size pieces.  Toss them in olive oil.  Spread out evenly on a lined baking sheet.  Season with salt and pepper.  Bake at 350 for ~15 minutes.  The chips/crisps will be done when they turn crispy and the edges brown.  Let cool, add a little freshly grated Parmesan cheese if you want, and enjoy!

6 servings (Per serving without Parmesan cheese (About 1.5oz/42g-wt.): 50 calories (40 from fat), 4.5g total fat, 0.75g saturated fat, 1.5g protein, 2.5g total carbohydrate (1g dietary fiber, 0g sugar), 0mg cholesterol, 80mg sodium

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  1. How much kale did you use?

  2. I used one bunch with the stems removed. I don't know how much it weighed, but I can tell you that it was enough to fill up the whole baking sheet. Sorry...was that helpful at all??