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May 29, 2011 06:26 AM

Crispy Kale

I am planning on making this tomorrow. I have seen many recipes for it- and the one thing that varies greatly is the temperature of the oven. Some have the over quite low, such as at 200 or 250, others put it at 350 and some even crank it up to 400. What temperature should I bake it at? I am really looking forward to some crispy kale!

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      1. I bake at 300 for 20 - 25 minutes. Haven't tried the olive oil and salt thing, that sounds appealing and a lot less work than the recipe I've used:

        Lots of ingredients, probably dangerously high in sodium, but REALLY tasty.

        1. I usually make in the same oven when I am cooking something else, so the temperature always varies. Just watch the kale and if you try to flip pieces with tongs, you'll be able to tell if it is crispy or almost. I only use olive oil, salt and white pepper.

          1. I made some recently with Pepin's recipe which called for 250° and 25 minutes. In the midst of other preparations for a birthday party, didn't take them out until 27 mnutes and they turned out too crispy--fell apart when you touched them. Next time I'll try 200° or less time.