Growing Chefs! Ontario Kale Stem Crackers
Kale Stem Crackers
Gather your mis en place; get together all of the equipment needed for the recipe and gather your ingredients.
Measure out the flour, salt, buttermilk, butter, and olive oil
Thinly slice the kale stems
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
Cook the kale stems in a large skillet over medium heat with the butter and salt. The stems should be tender and bright green . Place the cooked stems and oil in a food processor or blender and pulse until a rough chunky paste is formed. Spread out mixture to cool.
Place the flour and the kale stems into a bowl and mix.
Add the buttermilk and mix until a dough has formed.
Flatten dough into a disk shape, wrap in plastic wrap and chill for 30 minutes.
Once the dough is chilled roll out into about ¼ inch thickness. Cut into circles or squares, brush with olive oil and sprinkle with coarse salt.
Bake on a parchment lined baking sheet for 12 – 15 minutes or until golden brown.