Spicy Kale Chips

Menu Part: 
Side Dish
Cuisine Type: 
American
Serves: 
24

Kale is the darling of the vegetable world this year, showing up on menus in every segment. No wonder—it’s a powerhouse of vitamins, antioxidants and other valuable nutrients. Turning the leaves into crispy chips makes kale appealing to even the most ardent vegetable-phobes.

Ingredients

3 lb. kale
6 tbsp. high oleic canola oil
3/4 tsp. popcorn salt (fine ground salt)
3/4 tsp. ground cayenne pepper 

Steps

1. Remove kale ribs, discard. Tear each leaf into 5 or 6 pieces (about 6 qt.). Place kale in medium bowl. Add oil; toss to coat evenly.

2. Preheat oven to 325 F. Spread kale pieces into single layer on each of two parchment-covered baking sheets. Sprinkle with salt and cayenne.

3. Bake 20 minutes, turning halfway through cooking time. Cool completely before serving.

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