Summertime means frequent trips to a local farmers’ market. In Charlotte there is a farmers’ market on almost every corner. The main one is Yorkmont Farmers’ Market. It is open all year long, and they have great hours that fit any schedule.
This recipe is perfect if you have leftover kale and garlic from your last trip to the market. Hopefully you have some fresh grated parmesan hidden somewhere in your refrigerator too.
This recipe uses a basic homemade egg bread recipe from Red Star Yeast. You could use any of your favorite homemade bread recipes, garlic and kale go with just about everything.
Kale Chips, Roasted Garlic, Parmesan Swirl Egg Bread – Recipe by Terra Baltosiewich
- Follow Red Star Yeast Egg Bread Recipe
- 5 bulbs of garlic
- 5 Tbsp of salted butter, room temperature
- 2 cups kale
- salt to taste
- 2-4 Tbsp olive oil
- 1 cup shredded parmesan
- Preheat oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit. Grease bread loaf pan.
- For bread recipe, I used half and half instead of milk. Otherwise follow bread recipe from Red Star Yeast
- To roast garlic, prepare ahead of time – wrap each bulb in foil, and bake at 375 degree for about 30-45 minutes, depending on oven. When done, take each clove out of bulb, then mash roasted garlic with 5 Tbsps of butter.
- For the kale chips, prepare same day as bread – You do not need to completely cut the stem away, just cut the hardest portion of the kale stem out. Cut the pieces into bite size pieces. You will place the kale on a cookie sheet, and sprinkle with olive oil and small amount of salt. Then bake them at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for about 15 minutes. Let them cool on a plate.
- Once dough is ready, role out on lightly floured surface, spread garlic spread over dough evenly, then crumble kale chips over garlic spread, and last sprinkle Parmesan cheese on dough.
- Role the dough up, and tuck sides in, then place in greased bread loaf pan. Bake it at 375 degrees Fahrenheit for about 35-45 minutes (depending on oven.)
- When it is baked, immediately remove the bread from the loaf pan, and slice.
Note -The Red Star Yeast recipe says to bake at 375 degrees Fahrenheit, but I noticed it may bake through more evenly at 325-350 degrees Fahrenheit. If you use the lower temperature, you may need to bake the bread longer. Take a temp of the bread, if in center it is 215 degrees Fahrenheit your bread is most likely done.