My husband has a thing. That is, he can’t start a movie without the ‘hand to mouth’ action that usually incorporates buttery popcorn or salty nuts. Now instead of the usual horrid microwave popcorn I decided to surprise him by serving him Kale while we were cozied up on the couch watching True Lies (for the billionth time)
‘Kale?’ he smirked, ‘um no thank you’. He made way for the kitchen and proceeded to make his usual popcorn, the smell of chemical butter waiving through the house. ‘Suit Yourself’ I thought as I took the plate of Kale chips all to myself.
He came back to the couch and naturally curiosity got the better of him. ‘Ok, maybe just one’ he said as he shoved my gorgeous crispy and healthy chips into his gob. Then another one, then another one and then my plate was gonski.
The good news is that there was more Kale in the fridge, the oven was still hot and these take under 2 minutes to make. The popcorn was put aside and we watched Schwarzenegger and Curtis in there comedy spy shenanigans munching on delicious Kale chips content.
- 1 large bunch of kale
- 2 tablespoons Olive Oil
- Sea Salt
- Cracked Pepper
It can’t get easier than this; preheat your oven to 230C
wash and pat dry your Kale leaves
cut them up into 2cm squares
sprinkle them with Olive Oil, salt and pepper and toss to combine evenly.
Spread them out onto a baking tray and bake in oven for one minute. Take them out, shake them about roughly and bake for a further minute.
Kale done this way is a great way of getting green leaves into your children and toddlers too. My daughter absolutely loves munching on them, crisping them up and making a big green mess!