Kale, it seems, is everywhere. It’s next to you on the bus, it’s hanging out at your gym, it’s going on Wednesday shopping trips with your mom on the regular, wherever you go – it’s there. But not everyone is super keen on the taste of kale in its natural, raw state and I feel you, I really do. Although bitter, kale is super nutritious that it seems like a real shame not to hang out with Kale like everyone else is so for those who are a bit freaked out by kale or already love kale and looking for another way to enjoy it, this crispy curly kale Side dish recipe should do the trick.
The natural bitterness is balanced with the sweetness in the pure maple syrup and the garlic and paprika give it a little kick. This crispy kale recipe works great as a side to a main meal or base to a salad.
The kale and garlic used in this crispy curly kale side dish recipe were provided by Bearfaced Groceries.
Crispy Curly Kale Side Dish Recipe – Ingredients – Serves 2 as a side, 1 as a salad base
2 Stalks of kale
1 Clove of garlic
1 Tablespoon of olive oil
½ Tablespoon of pure maple syrup/honey
Crispy Curly Kale Side Dish Recipe – Method
Preheat your oven to 180 Celsius
Wash and roughly chop the kale and finely chop the garlic.
In a small bowl, mix together the oil, maple syrup and a small sprinkling of paprika.
Once mixed, rub this over the kale – like you’re giving it a massage after a hard day at the office.
Transfer the kale onto a baking tray and place in the oven for about 15 mins or until crispy.