Kale has a bit of a rep. It’s risen to popularity in recent years as green smoothies and clean eating continue to get more and more popular. Why? Because kale is the ultimate veggie of green-eating. It’s packed with protein, vitamins A, B, C and K, omega-3, and other fatty acids that are amazingly good for you. Sounds great, but how does it taste? More importantly, how will you get your kids to eat it? Easy! Make these 3 unbelievably yummy kale recipes for a treat that no one (not even your kids!) will be able to say no to. Watch the video below to see how the recipes are done.
KALE BBQ CHIPS
– 1/2 tbsp. Kosher salt
– 2 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
– 2 tbsp. smoked paprika
– 2 tbsp. chili powder
– 1 tsp. garlic powder
– 1 tsp. onion powder
– 1 tbsp. brown sugar
– 1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper
2. Cover with olive oil, salt and pepper
3. Add paprika, chili powder, and other BBQ spices.
4. Use your hands to mix.
5. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Place chips on a baking sheet and cook for 15-20 minutes.
– Kale leaves
– 1 clove garlic
– Zest of 1 lemon
– Juice of 1/2 lemon
– 1/2 cup toasted walnuts
– Pinch of salt and pepper
– 1/4 cup olive oil
– 1/4 cup vegetable oil
1. Submerge kale leaves in salted, boiling water for 1 minute.
2. Move the kale to an ice bath and then squeeze out all excess water.
3. Chop the kale and place in a food processor.
4. Add lemon, garlic, walnuts, salt and pepper before turning on the processor.
5. Gradually add the two oils as the processor is going.
PICKLED KALE STEMS
– 1/2 cup water
– 1/2 cup white vinegar
– 2 tbsp. Kosher salt
– 3 tbsp. sugar
– 3 clove garlic
– 4 peppercorns
– Chopped kale stems
1. Add water and vinegar to a pot.
2. Add salt, sugar, garlic, and peppercorns.
3. Bring mixture to a boil before adding kale stems.
4. Cook for a few minutes before taking off the heat.
5. Fill mason jar with mixture and let sit for up to two weeks to pickle.