Sesame Kale Crisps from Erin Baker of the Natural Cookery School

Sesame Kale Crisps make eating healthy easy. Kale is a powerhouse vegetable, it is full of fibre, helps to reduce the risk of cancer, contains a high amount of antioxidants, supports the bodies natural detoxification process and it tastes great. Even the kids will love these tasty snacks!


large bunch of cavelo nero or curly kale
2 tsp toasted sesame oil
pinch of salt
toasted sesame seeds to garnish


    1. Preheat oven to 140C/Gas Mark 1/120C Fan.
    2. Remove the ribs from the kale and cut into 4cm pieces.
    3. Place on a baking tray and toss with the toasted sesame oil and salt.
    4. Bake until crisp, turning the leaves halfway through, about 20 minutes.
    5. Sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds and serve.


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