I have been hearing about kale chips for quite some time now. Almost everyone agrees that these things are really good for you. Kale has well over 100% of your Vitamin A and Vitamin C for the day and is a very low calorie food. So, I decided I would finally test my hand at them. I used some yummy fresh purple kale that I bought at the local farmers market.
There are a couple different ways to make kale chips. You can cook them at a high heat for less time to make them super crispy and dry, or a lower heat for a longer time period where they don’t get quite as crispy as the high heat ones. Basically its just a taste preference.
I wanted my kale chips to be really crispy, so I went for the high heat.
• 1 bunch Kale (purple or green)
• 1 -2 tablespoons olive oil
• 1 teaspoon garlic salt (our regular sea salt if you do not like garlic salt
1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees
2. Wash and completely dry the kale.
3. Remove the thick stems.
4. Rip the kale up into the size chips you want.
5. Put them in a very large bowl and pour 1-2 tablespoons of olive oil over them and mix it all around to coat evenly.
6. Place them in a single layer on a parchment lined baking sheet. If you do an entire bunch of kale it will take 2 baking sheets at least.
7. Sprinkle the garlic salt over them.
8. Cook for 12-15 minutes, checking every couple of minutes after 10 minutes. They will be crispy throughout. Do not flip halfway through, they will cook just fine without.
You can always find this recipe on my Snacks Page.
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