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Kale Chip Recipe and a few other ideas

Kale Chip Recipe and a few other ideas

- Courtesy of Glen Valley Organic Farm Blog ("A year in the life of a small-scale organic farm... and its farmers")

This works best with Black or Curly Kale.

Directions:

  1. Clean and spin dry kale.
  2. Remove spines and chop into smaller bits with fingers, moisten with a teaspoon or two of olive (or preferred) oil. Do not over oil! Some people also add a touch of balsamic vinegar.
  3. Spread onto baking sheet and cook at 375°F for 10 to 12 minutes, turning about halfway through cooking process. They are not as nice if they brown.
  4. Remove from oven and add salt.

Some prefer them still a bit moist, others prefer them crispy. Insist kids leave some for you!

Other ideas for Kale and Swiss Chard:

Save for the winter: If you can't make your way through all of the greens now, chop and steam them (you can use beet tops, spinach, kale and/or chard). Once cooled, squeeze into balls and freeze. Then add to soups, stews and chili through the winter when greens are in shorter supply.