Aside from enjoying KALE simply steamed or in a stir fry try making a “Greens Casserole.” Here is a simple yet fabulous recipe!
*Preheat oven to 325°
*Mix following ingredients in a bowl. Then press into a greased baking dish.
*2 cups of cooked brown rice or other grain
*Bunch of kale, chard, or both chopped
*1/2 cup of shredded cheddar cheese
*Chopped bunch of garlic chives, garlic scapes, or 4 cloves of garlic
*2 eggs beaten
*Top with this mixture:
*1/4 cup of whole wheat bread crumbs
*1/4 cup wheat germ
*3 tablespoons melted butter or oil
*1/4 cup fresh grated Parmesan cheese
*Bake uncovered for 40 minutes or until bubbly
Kale Chips~ This is SO easy and incredibly yummy! Even children are guaranteed to love these.
* Preheat oven to 350°
* Using a sharp knife, slice away kale leaf from thick stem and cut into 2-3 inch pieces
* Brush kale leaves lightly with olive oil and sprinkle with salt (optional)
* Bake for about 8-10 minutes until kale is crispy, but not burned! Enjoy!
Other ideas for making kale chips: Put ripped up kale pieces in a 1 gallon plastic bag, mix 1 tbsp olive oil and 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar in a plastic bag. Squeeze bag to distribute oil and vinegar evenly. Spread on a baking sheet and sprinkle with pinch of sea salt. Bake as you would above.