Kale is a member of the cruciferous family of vegetables, and it shares some similarities to cabbage and broccoli.
In terms of nutrients, kale has a shout for being one of the healthiest vegetables out there.
Kale provides an enormous amount of vitamin K1, beta-carotene, and vitamin C
Calories: 50 kcal
Carbohydrate: 10 g
Fiber: 2.0 g
Sugar: ~ g
Fat: 0.7 g
Protein: 3.3 g
Vitamin K1: 1021% RDA
Vitamin A: 308% RDA
Vitamin C: 200% RDA
Manganese: 39% RD
Calcium: 14% RDA
Key Point: Kale is one of the most nutritious vegetables in the world.
Recipe: Kale Chips
Preheat the oven to 275 degrees F.
Remove the ribs from the kale and cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces. Lay on a baking sheet and toss with the olive oil and salt. Bake until crisp, turning the leaves halfway through, about 20 minutes. Serve as finger food.