It’s plain to see why mustard greens should be regularly included in your diet — they are part of the cruciferous family of vegetables like broccoli, cauliflower, kale, cabbage and arugula. So in other words, mustard greens are so healthy!
However, not all people are fond of the bitter and peppery taste of mustard greens, and that’s why you don’t often hear a lot of people saying how much they love consuming these leafy greens. If you’re one of those who cannot stand their taste, then you’re in luck — below you will learn how to consume them in an entirely new way!
Did you know that you can easily turn mustard greens into crunchy and delectable chips? Yup, you can actually make these cruciferous veggies into snacks that are so enjoyable to consume in front of the TV or while reading a book.
Making mustard green chips is so easy that you don’t need to have tons of experience in the kitchen. For as long as you know how to operate an oven, then you can easily turn mustard greens into crispy treats. What’s so nice about making mustard green chips is you can personalize it by using just about any herb or spice that you like.
The mustard green chip recipe you will find below is an easy and basic one. The moment that you get the hang of things, feel free to come up with your very own way of surprising everyone with mustard green chips unlike any other!
1 bunch of mustard greens
1 tablespoon of lemon juice
1 tablespoon of olive oil
-Have your oven preheated to 300°F or 150°C.
-Under running water, thoroughly wash your bunch of mustard greens. Shake off excess water.
-Start tearing those mustard greens into pieces. It’s completely up to you whether you want them small like chips or slightly bigger. Remove the thick stems in the middle.
-Grab a small mixing bowl and combine lemon juice and olive oil.
-Arrange your pieces of mustard greens on a large baking sheet. Make sure that they are not overlapping to ensure even cooking of all the pieces.
-Drizzle with the mixture of lemon juice and olive oil. Sprinkle some sea salt, too.
-Stash the baking tray in the oven and allow your mustard greens to cook. It only usually takes 5 to 6 minutes for them to become crisp. It’s a good idea to keep an eye on them as they tend to burn easily.
-Once done, carefully transfer the baking sheet onto a wire rack and allow your homemade mustard green chips to cool completely before enjoying them.
See how trouble-free it is to turn ordinary mustard greens into chips? Just remember to store the remaining in an airtight container to keep their crispness intact.
Then next time you make another batch, try seasoning it with thyme, rosemary, garlic salt, cayenne pepper, paprika or any other herb and spice of your liking. And by the way, feel free to share this recipe on your various social media accounts and let your family and friends know how to make mustard green chips the easy way.
Enjoy your healthy snacking!