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Baked Kale Chips Recipe

Skip Greasy Potato Chips For This (Addictive) Healthy Recipe Instead

My first experience with kale chips was at Blue Hill New York — a highly respected farm-to-table restaurant in New York. I was in heaven when I tried the first bite: light, crispy, and nutty, with the perfect amount of salt to complement the subtle taste of kale. The chips were a goner in less than a minute. Try making them for yourself and you'll see what I mean. Besides being a great alternative to potato chips, kale chips make a great party snack or mid-afternoon treat. Light and not weighed down in grease, this is a recipe packed with vitamins and minerals.

Kale Chips

Kale Chips

Recipe For Healthy Kale Chips

Ingredients

1 large bunch Tuscan kale (10 to 12 leaves)
1 tablespoon oilve oil
Sea salt to taste
Fresh ground pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 275°F.
  2. Remove stalks and ribs from kale. Rinse and dry leaves.
  3. Toss leaves in a large bowl with olive oil. Sprinkle leaves with sea salt and ground pepper.
  4. Arrange leaves in a single layer onto a baking sheet.
  5. Bake for approximately 30 minutes or until crisp.
  6. Transfer and let cool onto a wire rack or paper towels.

Nutrition

Calories per serving
117 calories
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JuicyNoelle JuicyNoelle 6 years
SFCA i have tried to re-create a similar experience with spinach and it didn't come out nearly as good as using the kale. the spinach just didn't hold up as well. personally, i love the green curly kale for these chips, but the dinosaur kale is a close second. something about the curly kale when baked just melts in your mouth.Oh samham, raw, dehydrated kale chips are also delicious but in order for all the live enzymes to be preserved the temperature needs to be kept under 118. hope you'll still give these a whirl though!
JuicyNoelle JuicyNoelle 6 years
SFCA i have tried to re-create a similar experience with spinach and it didn't come out nearly as good as using the kale. the spinach just didn't hold up as well. personally, i love the green curly kale for these chips, but the dinosaur kale is a close second. something about the curly kale when baked just melts in your mouth. Oh samham, raw, dehydrated kale chips are also delicious but in order for all the live enzymes to be preserved the temperature needs to be kept under 118. hope you'll still give these a whirl though!
SunnyMutt SunnyMutt 6 years
I thought they were going to be gross but I was determined to try them anyway and I'm glad I did. They are tasty and addicting and are just as much fun to eat as potato chips - I was pleasantly surprised!
georgie2 georgie2 6 years
Does anyone know what else would make something similar? I've never seen Kale here...
merfie23 merfie23 6 years
My #1 favorite snack. I make mine w/ extra virg. coconut oil, the juice from half a small lemon, sea salt and... A drizzle of agave (just a little though)
SFCA SFCA 6 years
Wow! I'm excited to try this! Does anyone know if this works with baby spinach?
SFCA SFCA 6 years
Wow! I'm excited to try this! Does anyone know if this works with baby spinach?
amylp amylp 6 years
They're sooo good with some nutritional yeast tossed in as well!
lulu88 lulu88 6 years
wow look at all that vitamin A & C!
lauren lauren 6 years
Oh, yum, thank you fit! I will definitely give this a try! So good!
michlny michlny 6 years
I had a "Why Didn't I Think of That" Moment when I read about this couple selling their Kale Chips in NY Magazine See "The Way the Kate Chip Crumbles" http://nymag.com/restaurants/features/63216/
michlny michlny 6 years
I had a "Why Didn't I Think of That" Moment when I read about this couple selling their Kale Chips in NY Magazine See "The Way the Kate Chip Crumbles"http://nymag.com/restaurants/features/63216/
J-Rabbit J-Rabbit 6 years
Though I am seriously skeptical, I'm going to try this recipe b/c of all the rave reviews. I love chips, and am always looking for healthy replacements. Plus I've been looking to try kale, so this sounds perfect. Thanks!
lilxmissxmolly lilxmissxmolly 6 years
These are soooooooo good - I eat them all the time, especially with BBQ sauce!
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