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How to Cook Kale

Not only is kale a deliciously versatile green, but it's calcium-rich and high in vitamin A, too. Let us show you how to cook kale two ways - by steaming for a vegetable side or by baking into crispy chips.

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-Knowing how to cook Kale means you'll have a tasty vegetable side in your back pocket that's nutritious and so easy to prepare. First, rinse and drain your Kale and cut it dry. To prepare your Kale, tear away the top stems. Next, tear or cut the leaves into bite size pieces. For steamed Kale, add some leaves to a steamer basket and set in the skillet. Cover and let steam for 5 minutes. For another tasty way to prepare your Kale, try Kale chips. Toss the leaves will oil, salt and pepper and arrange the pieces in a single layer on a baking sheet. Bake at 350 for 25 minutes turning the leaves once halfway through. And that's it. Steamed Kale is a tasty, healthy side dish while baked Kale chips are a crunchy and savory snack you can feel good about serving to your family.