Don’t be hesitant to try this Oven baked kale chips recipe because of the kale. It is really so good and crispy like chips. Even our kids love to snack on these.
Oven baked kale chips recipe
Let’s talk about after school snacks. Today we are going to talk about how to make this Oven Baked Kale Chips Recipe- perfectly crispy every time.
It seems we are always on the go and quick but healthy snacks are a must. This easy Oven baked kale chips recipe is exactly what I have been looking for.
It is healthy because of the kale but has the crispiness of chips that I crave. You get the best of both worlds. Plus, it really is so easy to make.
This easy Kale Chips Recipe is perfect to get you going and staying healthy every day. I promise you will love them!
Easy kale chips recipe!
I tried to make kale chips before and it was a disaster… a soggy disaster. However, not any more with this easy Kale Chips Recipe.
I love this crispy kale recipe and I think you will too. I think you will love this super easy kale chip recipe. We came up with the absolute best recipe to get crispy kale chips every time.
If you don’t believe me, try them. My kids even love them and have requested them for an after school snack.
Seriously, they are that good! I think your kids just might like this healthy snack idea too.
How to make kale crisps that you will love.
Here is what you need for baked kale chips:
- 1 bunch kale
- 2 T. olive oil
- Salt and freshly ground black pepper
I told you it was easy! With just a few really easy ingredients, this comes together fast! You can put this together in hardly anytime at all.
How to make kale chips crispy every time:
First, preheat the oven to 275°F.
Next, fill a large bowl with water and add kale. Swish around to remove any dirt. You want to make sure everything is cleaned and rinsed.
Drain and dry thoroughly. I like to use a clean kitchen towel or salad spinner to make sure the kale is really dry. Don’t skip this step because it helps to ensure you have crispy kale chips.
Now it is time to tear the kale leaves into 1” – 2” pieces. Discard the ribs and place in a bowl.
Drizzle with olive oil and toss with your hands until evenly coated. Rub each leaf gently between your fingers as you work to ensure each is covered in oil.
I like to really work the oil into the each leaf to make sure every single one is coated.
Arrange the leaves in a single layer (with NO overlap) on ungreased cookie sheet. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
Optional: Sprinkle a small amount of parmesan cheese.
Bake for 18 to 20 minutes or until leaves are crispy. Serve. Store in airtight container.
Kale chips seasoning ideas:
The ideas are endless for these delicious kale chips. You can try different seasonings for a great snack idea.
- Garlic kale chips- Add garlic powder to the oil for a delicious garlic seasoned treat.
- Parmesan kale chips – We also love to add Parmesan cheese to the kale chips. It is so good and adds the perfect amount of flavor.
- Sea Salt – Another tasty idea to try is sea salt for tasty sea salt chips. Yum!
- Vinegar- If you like salt and vinegar chips, add a splash of vinegar to the oil and salt for a really delicious chip.
There are lots of seasoning ideas and you can really make this snack your own. It makes it easy to eat healthy and stay on track with delicious ideas like this.
I could eat an entire bowl of these kale chips by myself. They are so good and you can’t eat just one. 🙂
How do you keep kale chips crispy?
It is super important to make sure the kale leaves are completely dry before baking. If not, the water will steam the leaves and you will not achieve that crispiness like chips.
You can use paper towels, a kitchen towel or a salad spinner to accomplish this. Just use what you prefer.
The method does not matter as long as the leaves are totally dry before baking. If you leave even a little bit of water, they will not get the desired level of crispiness.
You definitely want that crispy chip so take the extra few minutes to make sure they are dry before baking. It is so worth it and really does not take long at all.
Go make this easy kale chips oven baked recipe today!
It is really that easy! You can have a super healthy snack in minutes without any guilt. It is a great way to enjoy a snack that is healthy and simple.
Sometimes, you just want to snack on something and I love salty crispy snacks. Obviously, it is not too healthy to eat chips and junk food often so these kale chips are my go to snack.
I love that I can eat these and totally satisfy that craving. I love to get a bowl of kale chips and munch on them during movie night.
You are going to be really surprised just how tasty they are and how they satisfy that craving to snack on chips. Give them a try!
Toss them into a large bowl and enjoy them for a great movie snack, after school snack and more. If you are kids are hesitant at first, don’t worry.
Once they try these delicious kale chips, they will see that they are really quite tasty. When you bite into them, they are so crispy and that is really what makes it feel like chips.
So many times I just want that “crunch” that you get from salty and crispy snacks such as chips. That is fine every now and then but I really wanted a healthier substitute that everyone could enjoy.
The kale chips are great for that and you are going to love them just as much. I knew once the kids started eating them, that was the true test.
That means they really are good because kids can be picky. 🙂 Give these a try and let us know what you and your family think about the recipe.
You can feel good about kale chips nutrition and giving this to your family.
I love that my kids and I can snack on really healthy things without the worry of processed food and junk. This is gluten free and really healthy.
Originally, I thought maybe I wouldn’t like kale but the entire family enjoys these crispy kale chips. I have a feeling you will love kale chips as much as we do once you try them.
It is so fun to make and we love trying new flavors and seasonings. The basic salt and pepper baked kale chips are still our favorite though.
There is something about just classic kale chips. You really do not need much for this chip recipe.
The flavor is really enhanced by just a little salt and pepper and olive oil. Baked kale chips are so amazing.
Just make them how you prefer. That is the beauty in this recipe and they are so easy to adapt. You will love how versatile the chips are and how easy to adapt to what you are craving.
You will start to eat kale after this recipe because it really is so delicious. I can’t wait for you to try it because you are going to love it!
This easy snack can be ready in 20 minutes or less. Easy! You really can eat healthy without spend a ton of time or money.
Kale chips are a great example of this. I just love giving my family good snacks and saving money too! It is a win win for everyone.
Print this easy oven baked kale chips recipe below:
Oven Baked Kale Chips
- 1 bunch kale
- 2 T. olive oil
- Salt and freshly ground black pepper
- Preheat the oven to 275°F.
- Fill a large bowl with water and add kale. Swish around to remove any dirt; drain. Dry thoroughly using a clean kitchen towel or salad spinner.
- Tear the kale leaves into 1” – 2” pieces, discarding the ribs, and place in a bowl.
- Drizzle with olive oil and toss with your hands until evenly coated. Rub each leaf gently between your fingers as you work to ensure each is covered in oil.
- Arrange the leaves in a single layer (with NO overlap) on ungreased cookie sheet. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Optional: Sprinkle a small amount of parmesan cheese
- Bake for 18 to 20 minutes or until leaves are crispy. Serve. Store in airtight container.
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