Crispy Kale

Crispy Kale

Ready in 30 minutes

This is a great recipe for kids if you want them to eat their veggies. They won't even realize they are eating something that's actually good for them! The kale is so crispy that it practically melts in your mouth...well, almost. I decided to sprinkle some onion powder over the kale chips to bring additional flavor. We really enjoyed them that way. Feel free to experiment with different seasonings and spices.... Eat it as a snack... or use it as a garnish for soups, creamy dishes, fish etc.

"I've made these MANY times because its so delicious and addicting! I just season mine with olive oil, kosher salt and a little slash of apple cider vinegar! These taste very similar to broccoli. Such a healthy snack...and I love the way they melt in your mouth! I added my photo!"

- LillianRusso

Top-ranked recipe named "Crispy Kale"

4.6 avg, 34 review(s) 88% would make again

Ingredients

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1 bunch kale
1 tbsp olive oil
1 pinch kosher salt; or to taste
2 pinches onion powder*
Chile flakes; to taste
1 or you can use chili powder, garlic powder, chipot

Original recipe makes 4

Servings  

Preparation

Preheat oven to 250 degs.

Wash kale greens and remove the stems.

Blot very dry using a kitchen towel or paper towel. Break up kale in somewhat smaller pieces. Add about 1 TBS of oil(you really don't need more). Add a pinch of kosher salt, chile flakes and toss to coat.Arrange a baking rack on top of a cookie sheet. Spread the kale in an even layer on the baking rack. Try not to overlap the pieces.Bake at 250 degrees for about 25 minutes. Toss about halfway through....(I really didn't do this). If the kale is still limp, leave it in the oven a bit more until it crisps up. The kale will darken a bit in color and shrink dramatically. Sprinkle more salt if needed. Sprinkle with onion powder, chile flakes or any other seasoning you prefer.

The result is a crispy and crunchy snack that's good for you(minus the salt:)).

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Crispy Kale photo by LillianRusso LillianRusso

photo by juliekim juliekim

photo by juliekim juliekim

Crispy Kale Chips...great as a garnish or snack. photo by ellie36 ellie36

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Great recipe!! I've made this many times and always use different seasonings, try all the popcorn seasonings, my kids favourite is the salt and vinegar.
Maxstead 3 months ago
Easy go to snack..but I do it at higher heat - 325 x 15 min. Good with garlic powder as well as onion. Thanks
CYAG 7 months ago
We make these at home all the time, highly addictive!!
steve_skordos 10 months ago
I did exactly what you said but mine burnt after 10 minutes, they went black and tasted like they were burnt. Next time I'll be lowering my time and the oven temperature.
JessicaHope 11 month ago
Love love love this stuff!!
Cherity_and_Snoopy 1 year ago
My 1st time cooking kale. Very tasty. Will make again.
dreid4 1 year ago
OMG so good and so easy With hymalian pink salt and minced garlic cannot wait to try other variations!
Foodies2 1 year ago
A great tasting, light side
Valerie411 1 year ago
This is so good! My boyfriend and i both absolutely love it, it's a favourite for sure. This also works well with spinach for anyone who cares to try it.
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