Kale Chips with Pancetta and Asparagus

Kale Chips with Pancetta and Asparagus

Cooking time: 25min, serves 5

  • 375g Vetta High Protein Low Carb Spirals
  • 1 bunch kale, remove leaves from stems and tear into bite size pieces
  • 200g Pancetta, chopped into 1cm squares
  • 2 bunches asparagus, chopped into 4cm pieces – taking off the woody ends
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely diced
  • 1 teaspoon chilli flakes
  • 1 Eschalot
  • 1 bunch fresh parsley, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt and cracked pepper
  1. Cook pasta according packet instructions, drain and reserve some cooking water and put aside.
  2. Preheat oven to 180 degrees. Place kale onto a baking tray, drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with seasoning salt. Bake until the edges brown but are not burnt, approximately 10 to 15 minutes. Set aside.
  3. Place a large pan on low/medium heat and add pancetta, Cook until crispy and set aside.
  4. With the same pan on low/medium heat add, garlic, chilli flakes and asparagus, cook until asparagus has softened. Adding a few tablespoons of pasta water to loosen if needed.
  5. Add pasta, parsley to pan and stir through until consistent.
  6. Serve with a good sprinkle of pancetta, cracked pepper and a side of kale chips.