Kale is claimed to be a superfood – rich in vitamins, calcium, fiber, and protein. And what if you could incorporate this goodness into a wholesome loaf of bread?
Kale bread is the perfect starter for any lunch or dinner service, and once you much on this recipe you’ll want it with every meal every day!
Kale Bread Recipe
- 120 g Baby Kale.
- 3 cups Almond Meal.
- 2½ tsp Baking powder.
- 1 tsp Sea salt.
- 4 pcs Eggs.
- ⅓ cup Macadamia oil.
- 1 tbsp Lemon juice.
- 2 tsp Honey.
- Preheat the oven to 180o C or 356o F. Use oil or butter to grease a 9.5cm by 19.5cm loaf pan and line it with baking paper.
- Finely mince baby kale in a food processor. Combine the kale, baking powder, almond meal, and salt in a bowl.
- In a separate bowl, whisk oil, eggs, oil, honey, and lemon juice. Add this mixture to the kale mixture. Stir well.
- Spoon this mixture evenly into the prepared pan and put it in the oven. Bake for about 45 to 50 minutes. Check for readiness by inserting a skewer into the center; if it comes out clean, the bread is ready.
Overall, kale bread has 0.28 kcal.
Not only is it nutrient-rich and delicious, but there are also many health benefits that this bread has to offer, mainly due to the presence of the green vegetable!
- Kale is loaded with antioxidants such as Vitamin C, Quercetin, and Kaempferol which help prevent cell damage and promote cell repair.
- Due to these antioxidants, kale may also help protect the heart, maintain blood pressure, offer anti-inflammatory support, act as an antiviral and prevent infection and help lower depression and enhance mood.
- Kale contains substances that sequester bile acid, hence lowering cholesterol and minimizing the risk of heart disease.
- The green vegetable is also among the world’s best sources of vitamin K, supporting blood clotting.
- Kale also contains substances that have anti-cancer properties.
- Being rich in nutrients such as Lutein and Zeaxanthin, Kale also protects the eyes.
Yes. Kale bread will remain okay for a few days if kept in an airtight container or under a cake dome.
For storing it longer, wrap it in cling film or foil, place it in an airtight container, and refrigerate.
Always use fresh or frozen organic kale to avoid pesticides and additives.
And when making your bread, be sure to set the oven at the right temperature, mix all ingredients homogeneously, and ensure no air bubbles in the batter before baking it.
Want some delicious ideas for dips and sides with your bread? Here are a few!
- This Velveeta Spinach Dip Recipe will go great with a slice of kale bread.
- Mole Sauce with Peanut Butter will give your kale bread a sweet and savory twist.
- Try this Vegetarian Chili to give your kale bread a flavorsome kick.
- Fan of Kale? or want to explore healthier options including Kale? Try out Brown Rice Pasta With Broccoli And Kale, Cauliflower and Kale Recipe, and Moroccan Sweet Potato & Lentil Stew with Kale.
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