Keto Crispy, Crunchy Kale
Poor kale has had a bad rep. It can be bitter and, well, let’s be honest – it’s kale. But once you try it prepared this way, it will convert you. Crunchy and partially charred, it’s a fabulous side-dish. Carefully measure the olive oil that you add on the kale and mix/coat it well using your hands in a large bowl ensuring each leaf is evenly coated before spreading out and roasting in the oven. A sprinkling of Pink Himalayan Salt, grated Parmesan or finely grated lemon zest are all great ways to finish it – but I love it with salt. Happy crunching!
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Carbs 0.6g (3.2%); Fat 6.9g (89%); Protein 1.4g (7.8%)
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Deliciously crunchy kale coming in at 0.6g carbs per serving - a great side dish for two people.
Preheat the oven to 200°C / 390°F.
Remove and discard the large white stalks from the kale leaves.
Place the kale in a large bowl and drizzle over the olive oil. Mix well until the kale is evenly coated in the oil.
Spread the kale on a large, greased roasting tray and place in the hot oven for 5 minutes only.
Serve the crunchy kale immediately seasoned with Pink Himalayan Salt.
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Finely grate lemon zest over the roasted kale for a zingy twist (not included in macros)
Finely grate Parmesan over the roasted kale for a deep, umami-packed side dish (not included in macros)
Macro Details per serving
Nutritional Information per serving
Calories 70Kcal / 299kJ
of which saturates 1g
Carbohydrates 0.6g (for my US readers, these are what you refer to as net carbs. See below*)
of which sugars 0.5g
*Note for US readers: The recipes on this site show the carbohydrates which should be counted on keto (in this case: it's 0.6g). Here in the UK, our nutritional breakdown information displays a carbohydrate count that has already had the dietary fibre subtracted (and displayed separately) - and it’s indicated this way throughout the site. In short, you need not subtract anything further.
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