Chili-Roasted Kale

Chili-Roasted Kale


"This recipe was adapted from one of my favorite methods of preparing broccoli and cauliflower - roasting at high heat with the bold flavor of chili powder. The result with kale is a little outrageous - fiery flavor with a unique crispy texture!"


25 m servings 70 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 70 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 4.2 g
  • 6%
  • Carbs:
  • 7.8g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 2.5 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 289 mg
  • 12%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat an oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  2. Place the kale into a large mixing bowl, and drizzle with the olive oil. Toss until evenly coated, then sprinkle with the chili powder and kosher salt, and toss again. Spread the seasoned kale onto a baking sheet.
  3. Roast in the preheated oven for 5 minutes, then stir the kale, and continue roasting until the edges become brown and a little crispy, 5 to 8 minutes. Serve immediately.
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  1. 42 Ratings


These were very good. Was looking for a new recipe for Kale and found this. They are definitely spicy and the Kale cooks down quite a bit. Seems critically important to toss and coat the kale...

I was very excited to try this recipe with some leftover kale. I made the mistake of over salting...I didn't have kosher salt and just used sea salt and should have decreased the amount. Like ...

Wow! This was so so good! I had no idea what to do with the kale in my green grocer box last week. I didn't want to make a soup or stew, which seem to be the most common recipes using kale. ...

Fantastic and I am new to kale. I was out of chili so I used curry powder and a little garlic salt. Also added a little parmesan cheese. I think you could add any spice. Cumin sounds good. A fri...

This was delicious, except that i decreased the chili to one teaspoon. The kale came out crispy and reminiscent of roasted nori. I will definitely make this again!

I really like these and, like a previous reviewer, think they are a bit like toasted nori. And they're low carb which is a definite plus! Since kale is so sturdy I simply used my hands to get t...

This is now the favorite vegetable at my house. It is so easy and delicious!

This was interesting to try. My chili flavor did not come through at all. And some pieces came out too salty. But it was interesting to try the kale all crispy. It kind of just dissovles in your...

OH MY! This was so good and was getting skeptical after reading some of the reviews, but it was so good that my husband and i stood at the stove and ate it before we even got a chance to put it ...