In my strive to eat better/healthier this year, today I attempted Kale Chips for the first time.
I always heard people talking about how great they were but never really thought about giving them a go.
I mean, there were Fritos in the pantry, so why bother?!
Well, the Fritos are now gone and I am a salty/crunchy kind of gal.
So, I now had a reason to try them.
They are really good!
Granted, do they taste like Fritos? No.
Seriously, you can’t say you didn’t already know that.
But they are a great alternative for satisfying that need for crunch and flavor. They are versatile too. You can season them many ways and can even add something on after they are cooked, i.e – hot sauce, a spritz of vinegar.
Don’t wait as long as I did to give them a try.
Baked Kale Chips
- 2 lighty packed cups of large pieces of kale, stems removed
- ½ Tablespoon of olive oil
- 1 tablespoon of you favorite seasoning (or to taste)
Preheat oven to 300º
Wash and completely dry kale.
Toss kale with olive oil in a large bowl. “Massage” it in, so it gets in every little nook.
Place a single layer on a foil lined baking sheet.
Sprinkle with seasoning of choice (I used an all purpose Seasoning Salt but there are numerous ideas).
Bake for 10 minutes, rotate baking sheet and cook for another 10 minutes.
Let cool on baking sheet for 3 minutes.
**all ovens bake differently so you will want to keep a close eye on them the first time because they can go from not cooked to burnt real quick**