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Kale Chips

21 Dec

I’m on a Kale kick this week, so I thought I would share my favorite recipes from this nutritious tasty green.

Kale Chips

Prep. Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Serves: 6

Ingredients:

1 bunch kale
1 TB olive oil
1 ts salt
1/2 ts cayenne pepper

Directions:
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
2. Line baking dish with parchment paper.
3. Cut kales leaves from large stem. Tear into bite sized pieces.
4. In a large bowl, mix kale, olive oil, salt and cayenne pepper.
5. Bake 10-15 minutes until edges are browned.

Brussel Sprouts with Bacon

3 Nov

Great Side Dish!

Ingredients:

3 slices bacon, chopped
1 TB olive oil
1/2 onion, chopped
1 garlic clove, chopped
1 1/2 pounds Brussels sprouts, trimmed, small spouts left whole, larger spouts halved
Salt and pepper, to your taste
1 cup chicken broth


Directions:

1. Brown bacon in a medium skillet over medium high heat.
2. Remove bacon to a paper towel lined plate.
3. Add olive oil to the pan.
4. Add onion to the pan and saute 1 to 2 minutes.
5. Add garlic and saute 30 seconds.
6. Add Brussels spouts and coat in oil. Season with salt and pepper.
7. Cook Brussels sprouts 2 to 3 minutes to begin to soften, then add broth.
8. Bring broth to a bubble, cover and reduce heat to medium low.
9. Cook 10 minutes, until tender. Transfer sprouts to a serving dish with a slotted spoon and top with cooked bacon bits.