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Crispy Baked Kale Chips (with VIDEO)

Enjoy Kale Chips often when you see how easy they are to make at home.
Course Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword chips, gluten free, healthy, Keto, low carb, vegetables
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 75 kcal
Author Stacey aka the Soccer Mom

Ingredients

  • 2 bunches purple kale
  • 2 TB cooking oil of your choice
  • 1/2 TB salt

Instructions

  1. Thoroughly wash kale by putting into a mixing bowl filled with water, swishing, and draining the water. Repeat if needed.

  2. Thoroughly dry kale (this is important so the oil and seasoning will stick).
  3. Separate the leaves from the stalk (also remove the stem that runs up the middle of each leaf). Tear leaves into chip-sized pieces (about 1 1/2 inch "squares").
  4. In a large mixing bowl, add kale and drizzle with about 2 tablespoons cooking oil of your choice. Use your fingers to spread the oil and make sure that each leaf is evenly covered. Sprinkle with salt and toss to coat.

  5. Lay leaves on a foil-lined baking sheet or a reusable non-stick silicon baking sheet. We set our oven temperature at 300° and baked for 10 minutes, flipped the leaves with tongs, and baked for an additional 10 minutes.
  6. TIP: Oven temperatures vary, so watch your baked purple kale chips carefully. They will actually finish crisping up as they cool (after you remove them from the oven), so you don't want them to look too "done" while still in the oven. You can always put them back in the oven if you think they need a couple extra minutes even after they've cooled.

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

Note: Nutrition information is a rough estimate only; actual values will vary based on the exact ingredients used and amount of recipe prepared.

Nutrition Facts
Crispy Baked Kale Chips (with VIDEO)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 75 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g 11%
Sodium 882mg 37%
Potassium 139mg 4%
Total Carbohydrates 2g 1%
Protein 1g 2%
Vitamin A 56.9%
Vitamin C 41.5%
Calcium 4.3%
Iron 2.3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.