Kale Chips

Kale chips rock!!! They are just like chips. I put a good bit of kosher on them to make them kind of salty like fries/chips. They really were like thin potato chips!

Rough Recipe:

  • Preheat oven to about 375*
  • Use about 1 OXO salad spinner’s worth of kale (which was a stuffed grocery store veggie bag). Tear the leaves off the thick stems into bite size pieces. Spread out on cookie sheets.
  • Drizzle with about 2 tsp of olive oil
  • Sprinkle with Parmesan, Asiago or your seasonings of choice. Plus a sprinkle of kosher salt.
  • Bake for about 15 minutes, until edges are brown and kale is crispy when moved in pan.


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1 KimPossible April 28, 2008 at 11:09 pm

Just tried the Kale Chips for the first time this weekend. I followed the recipe exactly and they were YUM!! Amazingly delicious. I used sea salt and parmesan cheese on them (not stingy on the salt so they were pretty salty!). Almost as good as actual potato chips, IMHO, for waaaay less calories. Wow! Thanks Kath for the recipe!

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2 BethT May 8, 2008 at 9:24 pm

Tried these tonight – loved them till my husband said, these are like eating leaves! He quickly added they were like GOOD leaves, but jeez….

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3 snowmoonelk January 13, 2014 at 4:11 pm

@Beth T – I am SO with your husband! Not loving these at all, I’m afraid. I have sprinkled them with garlic powder and sea salt but it’s the TEXTURE! Eww…

They might be good as a sprinkle/seasoning, but I’d rather eat kale fresh.

Does anyone know what drying them does to the nutrients?

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4 Maria March 6, 2014 at 3:53 pm

First, I have a very yummy way to make Kale chips but one thing I have found – buy a deyhydrator. I have a big Nesco and make the yummiest Kale chips!!

I put in a food processor or blender: cashews, fresh red bell pepper, lemon and other seasonings (like hot sauce, onion or grated cheese!!) – I make a paste that is not too thick but not runny either. Then I toss the paste with the Kale to coat it. If you coat it a lot your chips will be yummy but more like an entree in terms of calories. I like a light patchy coating (the entire chip doesn’t need coating)

Then dehydrate – lower temperatures work well but I sometimes start higher at 110 or 120

I challenge you not to love these – all my kids fight over them!

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5 Mitsky October 19, 2014 at 1:03 am

For how long do you leave the kale chips in the dehydrator. I own a dehydrator but cannot find a recipe that uses this dehydration system. I am going to try you recipe as soon as I know how long to leave the leaves dehydrating. Thank you for your review I have found it most helpful, in fact you are the answer to my searching.

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6 Kath May 9, 2008 at 4:22 am

Hahaha. Good leaves is better than bad leaves!!

Kath

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7 Amanda Grant May 21, 2012 at 9:42 am

Hi Kath,

Love the kale chips!!! How long can you store them for? Thanks,

Amanda

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8 KathEats May 21, 2012 at 11:00 am

I have never tried to keep them, but something airtight after they are COMPLETELY dry might work?

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9 Tebelleup December 5, 2013 at 11:52 pm

I just read that to keep your kale chips crisp, put a layer of raw rice in the bottom of your storage air tight container then layer the chips on top. The rice absorbs the excess moisture.
Kinda like drying your phone. I’ve done the phone thing, that works great. I will be trying the kale thing. Good luck.

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10 Susie March 19, 2014 at 11:54 pm

Hi Tebelleup, I am curious if the rice layer worked to keep the kale chips crispy? I baked some and took them to a co-worker the next day. They had wilted in the bag! I always bake them and we eat them right away, so I’m looking for a quick fix to store them.

Thanks,
Susie :)

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11 Mitsky October 19, 2014 at 1:15 am

I have just bought a “Food Saver” and they will keep in a canister for quite a long time. The key is to remove all air with the vacuum extraction.

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12 Bev May 11, 2008 at 12:52 pm

I made them…….YUM !!!

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13 mi July 16, 2008 at 6:30 am

just made this – it was interesting, easy and quite tasty! thank you!

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14 M September 3, 2008 at 8:29 pm

Oh I’m making these. Did you have any left over? I’m just wondering how they hold up…

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15 Kath September 4, 2008 at 4:35 am

M,
I doubt they would survive well (I bet they’d wilt) but let us know if you try it.

Kath

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16 Teri July 20, 2011 at 5:46 pm

We left them sit out last night, still crispy and crunchy today…

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17 ellie January 17, 2012 at 1:35 pm

I make them and take them camping. They stay crisp and yummy for a week. Well, maybe everything just tastes better outdoors. ; 00

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18 connie April 26, 2012 at 2:36 pm

How did you store them? I made them andput them in a covered bowl and they didn’t stay crisp.

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19 KathEats April 26, 2012 at 2:47 pm

Hey Connie,
I don’t think they really keep up that well (I have always eaten them all in one bite). I imagine some condensation might have counter balanced the crispness. Perhaps store them in something that will expose them to the air so they stay nice and dry?

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20 Joanne January 18, 2013 at 8:35 am

I made them recently and put the leftovers in a container and covered it with a towel. I left them out on my countertop overnight and they were still yummy the next day.

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21 ben October 27, 2008 at 6:55 pm

Hey Kath,

Just wanted to give you a heads up. I am featuring this recipe in my article on kale which will appear on Wednesday over at accidentalhedonist.com

Thanks,
Ben

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22 Kath October 28, 2008 at 6:04 am

ben ,
Thanks for the heads up! Can’t wait to see it.

Kath

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23 Marianne November 26, 2008 at 1:40 am

Finally got around to trying these out this evening, and they were good! Thanks for the simple recipe.

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24 Maureen January 9, 2009 at 4:42 pm

Hey Kath, I made this recipe, it turned out great!
http://madaboutudon.wordpress.com/2009/01/09/footloose/

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25 Jennifer March 4, 2009 at 4:14 pm

ketchup on kale? i’m skeptical but i’ll have to give it a try. i’ve been pairing my kale with sweet potatoes lately. so good! check out http://www.keepitsimplefoods.com for my kale recipe.

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26 Megs March 4, 2009 at 9:00 pm

Hi Kath!

Just made these and I have to admit that I was skeptical (especially when it is near impossible to find kale up in the Pacific Northwest…) but they were so GOOD!

Thanks!

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27 David Herrmann March 20, 2011 at 3:05 pm

Kale grows almost all year long in the PNW! I’m not sure of a store except Costco that doesn’t carry it in the Portland Metro. Ask the store where they keep it. Usually near the cabbage. But for the most part I grow my own since it grows so well. Only time it gets a little bitter is in the dead heat of summer (which as you should know in the PNW is August). Planted in August, it will thrive right through winter! Mine looked beautiful with the snow on it this winter! Came back like a champ. Just be prepared to share it with our infamous slugs… Oh, I sprinkle cayenne pepper or smoked paprika with salt on my kale chips! Zing!

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28 Linda January 7, 2012 at 8:27 pm

I have found it very hard to find organic kale (at least in the Seattle area) – BUT good new Costco in the PNW is now carrying Earthbound Organic Baby Kale! I hope it is an item that they keep for a long time!

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29 sarah May 27, 2013 at 6:13 pm

Whole Foods?

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30 ryelle May 29, 2013 at 4:13 pm

Fred Meyer has organic kale

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31 Mary June 10, 2013 at 11:57 am

You can grow kale year round in a Tower Garden. In the winter, indoors with a grow light. It is called aeroponic gardening. Check it out. Organic/non gmo.

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32 mary lou chandler June 9, 2012 at 7:25 pm

Good grief, that is all we CAN find around here! and we are 75 miles NORTH of Seattle!

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33 Marie March 6, 2009 at 3:22 pm

I made these last night and I kind of ruined them by sprinkling too too much salt. But in spite of that, I really like them and would try them again.

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34 Kerri March 8, 2009 at 4:06 am

I tried this recipe with silverbeet spinach! It tasted great with my sweet potato and lamb dinner! Thanks

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35 flirty*almost*30 March 8, 2009 at 10:26 pm

I’m new to your blog but love your taste in food (no pun intended!). I had some kale kicking around so tried this, not really believing that kale could taste like chips. HOLY COW! These are great! I over-oiled mine a touch, but they’re still great. Thanks for the recipe, I’ll make this again and again I think – especially in the winter as I’m a local food eater!

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36 Anna March 14, 2009 at 4:52 pm

This may sound crazy, but you should try these with steak sauce instead of Ketchup sometime. AMAZING!

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37 Tom.Jawane March 29, 2012 at 12:23 am

Hi Anna,

What you say is really, steak sauce is better as I have tried it twice.

Tom.

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38 GINA April 14, 2009 at 1:43 pm

do they actually become crisp? or are they wilty? i will definitely make them but i’m a little hesitant right now.
btw, Kath, saw you on current tv & that’s why i’m here! :)

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39 sally September 4, 2012 at 5:00 pm

Experience is key….must be very dry…for good crisping…actually once mine were in the frig for 2 days…they did bake better. Dry is key…can be toasted at lower heat, for longer time….must be watched to keep from getting over toasted.

Mix the salt and oil before in a big bowl…then coat the dry form kale pieces, by turning several times.

bake , not too crowded until crisp, various times according your chosen oven temperature.
I prehear for quite a long the.

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40 Kath April 14, 2009 at 5:04 pm

GINA ,
Welcome! They do get crispy and actually crunch. It’s magic!

Kath

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41 gina April 15, 2009 at 5:41 am

great, thx for the info. i will try them this wknd (when i go shopping at our downtown market). i’ll let you know what i think! have a great day!

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42 Alice April 25, 2009 at 1:41 pm

I just tried these with “British Greens” (whatever they are–closest I could find to Kale), and they really are tasty with a satisfying crunch!

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43 Kaley April 27, 2009 at 8:50 pm

So excited to try these soon! I finally bought some kale for $0.98 haha.

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44 Lindsay April 29, 2009 at 9:48 pm

I just made your kale chips tonight and they were so so good. I can’t wait to make them again. Thanks for the recipe!

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45 joanharvest May 11, 2009 at 1:00 pm

Just discovered your blog by watching Current TV. I have just lost 90 pounds with weight watchers and have 90 more to go. I will definitely try these kale chips.

I’ll be back. Can I mention you on my own blog??

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46 Martha Austin April 28, 2012 at 1:41 pm

Congrats to YOU!!! Keep up the fabulous lifestyle. You ROCK girl!
Martha

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47 yogiclarebear May 19, 2009 at 12:21 am

wow. i am so excited about finding this recipe! i tried it with red kale and regular kale, the regular being much better (thicker). i just did simple sea salt and some sweetness, and sprayed the batch with olive oil spray. thank you so much, i gave them to my father who is a potato chip lover, and he liked them a lot. im so thankful for a healthy alternative for him!

thank you!

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48 Chris May 21, 2009 at 2:58 pm

Kath,
Big fan…saw you a few weeks ago on Current and just tried your Kale Chips. I put some mesquite seasoning on them and they came out like BBQ chips. Thanks for your suggestions!

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49 Rosie May 26, 2009 at 5:43 pm

hey Kath!
I linked your post to my blog today. Great recipe!Thanks!

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50 Sandy May 27, 2009 at 4:11 pm

Saw you on current tv today and I am a big fan of kale … I have grown it for years! I have had plants survive for three years, even thru our northern winters! Sadly we moved and I do not have a veggie garden for the first time this year … BUT never had thought about making kale chips! Always liked when they were the base for fish and the edges sticking out from under the fish would crisp.
I also find steaming them ever so lightly with a vinegar water solution is good also. Soon as the water boils, turn off and remove from stove top if electric, just leave lid on for about 1 min. I do the leaves whole with a short stem left.
Plus Kale is a BIG liver detoxifier.
Thanks for the recipie !

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51 shris May 30, 2009 at 5:56 pm

OMG! These are awesome!

OK, they’re not like ‘chips’ you can’t use them to pick up dip. But they are crunchy and thin, and if you use the salt and cheese they’re salty and cheesy. My son loved them and my daughter ate a few. My husband said they were good but didn’t go back for seconds. He said they basically ‘disappear’ when you eat them, which was my impression also. So I ate about a bunch of kale all by myself eating these.

That was *so* cool! Love this recipe, thank you!!

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52 Susie June 2, 2009 at 9:43 pm

bah hum bug! I made the kale chips and burnt the entire batch :(

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53 ellie January 17, 2012 at 1:46 pm

Hi Susie, you could try it my way. I cook them at 275 for 45 minutes turning them a couple of times. Keep the heat low and they can’t burn!! And yes, they still get crisp, but never get bitter from too much heat!

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54 Marylee Butterfield June 17, 2012 at 6:33 pm

I burnt my first batch too and therefore the nutritional yeast did not taste cheesy. I will try again because everyone including my chef nephew-in-law raves about them. I will watch them more closely. How can I store the yeast to keep it fresh and for how long because I have a big bag of it from bulk foods bin?

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55 KathEats June 17, 2012 at 6:43 pm

Probably a couple of months in an air tight jar

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56 Marylee Butterfield June 17, 2012 at 9:09 pm

Good-thanks for your quick reply. I had another go at the chips today at 375F and only 14 min. layed on parchment paper. Much better result. I had put them in a ziplock bag with a little EVO to coat them-less messy than using my hands. I used some sea salt to give them more zing.

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57 Ashley June 5, 2009 at 6:43 pm

I recently started making kale myself. I’ve made it all the traditional ways and just tried you kale chips. They are AMAZING! Though I added a bit too much salt. I’m even eating them with ketchup as we speak!

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58 Julie June 12, 2009 at 4:10 pm

Thanks so much!!!! These are DELICIOUS!!! I will be making them again soon because they are ALMOSt gone!!!

Thanks again….

-J

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59 Emily June 18, 2009 at 12:36 pm

Just made and ate an entire batch of kale chips!! Did you come up with this yourself or had you heard of it before? Awesome idea!!

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60 Kath June 18, 2009 at 1:34 pm

Emily ,
I read about them somewhere and knew they were up my alley.

K

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61 Dave June 20, 2009 at 6:54 pm

Sorry folks, I would only make these if Popeye were coming over to visit. The rest of the Kale goes out to the compost!

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62 Fredd July 5, 2009 at 9:46 pm

Wicked, good idea. These remind me slightly of this river weed stuff i had in Laos. I’m gonna give this a hoon tonight.

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63 Katie July 7, 2009 at 12:01 pm

Today is this first time I have ever heard of these. I am excited to try them!

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64 Susee July 7, 2009 at 11:42 pm

I’ve been drinking kale and v-8 blended together, but I don’t like it if the kale gets too pulverized. I’ve been looking for a new way to eat kale. this is perfect. I’m going to try it tomorrow.

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65 Kate July 10, 2009 at 7:05 am

Yikes! I think I must have over-roasted them (although it was only 14 minutes at 375) because they mostly tasted charred. Liberal dunking in ranch dressing helped.

I love the concept because kale is one of the Good For You foods that I don’t really like. Next time I’ll try baking them less vigorously.

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66 sarah July 10, 2009 at 12:35 pm

the best way to make kale chips is in a low temp. food dehydrator – excalibur is the one i use. make a sauce in the blender with nuts, water, garlic, dill, lemon, nutritional yeast (cayenne if you want it hot:) and celtic salt. put the washed kale in a zip lock bag, pour some sauce on, close bag, shake. put in dehydrator overnight. awesome!

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67 Nicole (dishin') July 13, 2009 at 10:18 am

Kath, I tried these this weekend and they were awesome. I was shocked at how chip-like they really were. Thanks for the recipe!

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68 aimee July 22, 2009 at 9:27 am

Love this! I am posting a quick article on these at my site. This is a very unusual snack, keep ‘em coming!

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69 ray jay July 25, 2009 at 11:41 am

Kathy,
What do you do with the leftover Kale stalks?
They’re a bit too robust for me to chop up and eat raw, and I’d hate to throw them away…

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70 Pam September 17, 2011 at 9:29 pm

I feed them to my dog raw…..he LOVES them!

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71 Lauren July 25, 2009 at 12:54 pm

Delicious! I used asiago and sea salt, and dipped them into a bit of ketchup. I expected them to be good, but this just blew me away! The perfect snack. Thanks Kath!

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72 Jenny August 19, 2009 at 1:56 pm

I tried these last night and burned the first batch. These little guys just do not like being overcooked.

The second batch was more successful and waaaaay tastier. I still burned a few so next time I’ll shave even more off the cooking time for my oven. DH didn’t care for them but agreed to try them again next time; my 8 yo eagerly tried one but quickly spit it out. I wish she’d tried one of the less burnt ones!

It’s all a process. At least we’re trying!

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73 Christin S September 1, 2009 at 10:01 am

WOW!! I was so pleasantly surprised at how GOOD those are!!! I took chips out of my diet as a general rule over 5 years ago (though i will occasionally indulge less than once a month) but these kale chips were such a welcome and tasty treat! Even my husband (who doesn’t like healthy foods-in-place-of-junk-foods normally) was like “I want to dislike them, but I really don’t! These are great!” Thanks for posting the recipe :)

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74 Jul September 12, 2009 at 11:16 pm

Cool stuff! Can you do this with frozen kale?

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75 Kath September 13, 2009 at 9:34 am

Jul,
I don’t think so because you want the kale to be as dry as possible and the leaves to be flat.

Kath

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76 Jac September 21, 2009 at 1:50 am

hi kath. i’m wondering if the same could be done with other vege. cos i find it hard to find kale here in malaysia. They only have chinese kale, which looks totally different. would curly endives work?

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77 Kath September 21, 2009 at 8:51 am

Jac,
It might work with another tough green – like collards or perhaps the Chinese kale you’re referring to. Probably not a more tender green like spinach. Let us know if it works!

Kath

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78 Naomi September 21, 2009 at 10:30 am

just made these last wee they were greattt I think they were a bit overcooked, as the kale was a bit TOO crunchy :) but this recipe is a keeper! Thanks kath!

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79 Jac September 24, 2009 at 6:56 am

i tried again with the curly endives.. twas alright! but maybe Kale would’ve been hardier..
http://peachesandcupcakes.wordpress.com/2009/09/24/how-many-trips-to-the-electrical-store-does-it-take-to-change-a-light-bulb/

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80 Sana September 24, 2009 at 8:02 pm

I’m sorry, these sounded really good! I washed and dried the kale, put EVO and salt on it and cooked it. I made sure every piece was nice and crispy . I could eat a few but the taste of the kale overwhelmed me, not at all like potato chips. I really need to find some other kind of seasoning, no one in my house could eat it.

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81 Bill in Detroit September 25, 2009 at 9:27 pm

DW and I are trying to ‘go vegan’ and snacks were a question mark for us … so I have the first batch (regular salt, olive oil, onion powder and a TINY sprinkle of Parmesan) in the oven right now. Even if they aren’t a complete replacement, they are a start. We (I, actually) don’t expect them to be EXACTLY like potato chips (duh … no potatoes!), but they should be a good addition to kale in creamy colcannon (kale, potatoes, vegetable broth run through a blender).

The Parmesan isn’t on the official list of ‘good’ foods, but we have less than half a jar left, it’s already bought (yada, yada), so I thought I’d just keep using it until it’s gone.

Besides … I like the taste of toasted Parmesan. ;-)

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82 Aggie October 7, 2009 at 7:07 pm

I just made these for dinner! I’ve had them a few times before after seeing them on your site and my hubby and I are totally addicted.

I’m also trying out your Overnight Oats in the morning…I need some new breakfast ideas so that and SIAB sound perfect! Thanks for all the great ideas and for keeping me inspired to eat clean!

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83 rekha October 8, 2009 at 10:11 pm

salt is unhealthy did you check the sodium content? Substitute salt with something sour like Aamchoor- much healthier.

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84 M1ssDiagnosis June 2, 2012 at 7:34 pm

Oh, Oh. Kool-aid alert! Salt is NOT bad for you if you are using healthy salt like Himalayan sea salt crystals. We need the iodine in our diet!

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85 CE July 30, 2012 at 4:54 am

“Himalayan sea salt” is just impure Pakistan rock salt (often pink due to iron oxide impurities), and if they’re not iodized (like table salt tends to be) you won’t be getting much iodine from them. It’s basically just clever marketing for salt they don’t have to pay to purify.

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86 Karen October 29, 2009 at 11:46 am

WOW – very delicious! My 8 year old son is chowing down on them as I write this! I introduced them as Kale Krispies because I didn’t want the expectation for them to taste like chips to be too high! Thanks for the recipe – I’ll be making this whenever I get Kale in my CSA box!

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87 Eats Veggies November 1, 2009 at 7:56 pm

I made these today for the sole purpose of snacking on while at work this week. Very yummy! I’ll have to pick more kale up this week and restock them. I ate half of the tray…testing them when they came out of the oven and then more testing to see how the held up in a ziplock bag. After an hour they were still tasty!

I have some left, hopefully they’ll take me through at least Tuesday!

Only difference I made was I cooked them until they were totally crispy and crunchy…which was actually closer to 25 minutes. Although it probably would have been less time if I hadn’t packed the tray.

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88 Leah November 2, 2009 at 9:25 pm

Hey Kath!!! Do you think the nutritional value is affected when you bake or steam kale? I LOVE THIS RECIPE and now my husband will eat kale too!!!!

Thanks.
Leah

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89 Kath November 2, 2009 at 9:30 pm

Leah,
I wouldn’t think so. Perhaps even enhanced with a little olive oil involved!

Kath

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90 deisegirl November 4, 2009 at 6:12 am

ooh I finally got to make these last night (kale seems to be hard enough to find around my neck of the woods which baffles me as it’s an ingredient in a pretty traditional Irish dish. Maybe I’m not looking hard enough!) and they were even better than I could have hoped. Thank you for sharing, you have such lovely recipes on your site :-)

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91 Rickelle November 4, 2009 at 12:38 pm

These are delicious! My boyfriend goes crazy over these things. His mother even called me for the recipe :)

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92 Sarah November 30, 2009 at 8:30 pm

I just made these tonight for the first time and both my boyfriend and I loved them. We’re definitely adding them to our repertoire of side dishes. Thanks so much for sharing the brilliance of kale chips with the rest of the world!

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93 Jess December 2, 2009 at 5:19 pm

Hey kath!
What a wonderful recipe! I can’t wait to try it!
I was wondering, I do youtube videos: http://www.youtube.com/trulyjess
and I do cooking with Jess videos! I was wondering if it was okay for me to do a cooking video with this recipe!
Of course I would advise all my subscribers to head over to your website and let them know I got it here!
Let me know:)
xoxo

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94 stephanie December 7, 2009 at 3:23 pm

Finally got around to trying these. I liked the crispiness factor and mouth feel, but the flavor was just okay. I REALLY want to like kale, but just can’t seem to find any recipe that does it for me!!! I’ll likely eat them again just to get the nutritional benefits and have a break from the proverbial bowl of salad.

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95 rebecca barany December 18, 2009 at 9:26 am

Kale chips are delish, and raw Kale is yucky, but Lea, Yes nutritional value is compromised whenever you heat anything above 120 degrees because it breaks down the live enzymes and amino acids.

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96 Liz January 8, 2011 at 10:19 pm

Although that may typically be true, kale seems to improve nutritionally when steamed. When steamed, kale is better able to bind to bile acids in your stomach which in turn lowers cholesterol. You can find out more from this website:
http://www.whfoods.com/genpage.php?tname=foodspice&dbid=38

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97 Jen November 20, 2011 at 2:49 pm

Kale is also a lot easier to digest for most people when steamed or sauteed prior to eating.

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98 Jes January 5, 2010 at 8:16 pm

I am making these right now! Can’t wait to try them! I seasoned mine with salt, black pepper and paprika.

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99 Debbie January 7, 2010 at 12:23 pm

They are the BEST.thanks for sharing.How many calories?

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100 Angie January 12, 2010 at 9:38 pm

Kath, I have been wanting to make these for a long time, and I can’t believe I waited so long to try!!

Joy Bauer made them on the Today show a couple of days ago and I was thinking the whole time- “I know she got this recipe from KERF!”

Anyway- they were fabulous! Thanks for the recipe!

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101 Carolyn January 17, 2010 at 1:28 pm

I finally tried these today… actually I’m still eating them now. I had to comment immediately upon trying. I was pretty reluctant, but these are fantastic. I was so surprised how crispy they really are. I’m also dipping them into ketchup since that’s what Kath does!

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102 Katie February 7, 2010 at 7:13 pm

Wow, I have to say that these really surprised me! I only did olive oil and salt on mine and shockingly, they are very similar in taste to potato chips. I expected to like them, but I thought the “potato chip” claim I’ve been hearing all over the place was a bit exaggerated! What a great way to get your greens!

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103 Samantha February 8, 2010 at 7:02 pm

Hi Kath,
I’m wondering if you have tried MaraNatha Choc. almond butter? (they call it spread, I guess because it has evaporated cane juice and oil added). I live in Ashland Or where its made. If you can’t find it I’d be happy to send you a jar :)
I’m also wondering if you have tried oat bran in your oat pancakes. More protein and fiber for less cals.

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104 Kath February 8, 2010 at 7:30 pm

I have NOT tried it or seen it!!! And I don’t think I’ve tried oat bran pancakes yet :)

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105 Samantha February 8, 2010 at 7:19 pm

whoops…sorry about previous post…not a kale chip comment. I did try them today and like them.

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106 nojo99 February 19, 2010 at 9:39 pm

I just made kale chips. Va-va-voom!! I’m a Weight Watcher and just emailed the recipe to my WW buddies. I think the next time I make them, I will try olive oil spray. I’ll use less oil and get a better distribution on the leaves. I grated Asiago cheese and sprinkled with kosher salt. I think I left them longer than 15 minutes because they’re pretty dark. However, they are also very crunchy, just like potato chips. I try to incorporate kale into my diet as it is so chock full of nutrients but it has a strong flavor, not conducive to eating all the time. You can bet I’ll be eating kale a lot more often now! Thank you!

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107 Laura February 20, 2010 at 6:44 pm

Absolutely delicious– just made them as an appetizer and they got DEVOURED! Delicious!

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108 Gretchen February 22, 2010 at 10:08 pm

I finally got some kale with the intentions of steaming it and making kale chips. Made the chips tonight and they were great! I added a little too much salt, so a little less next time. I told my 8 year old what I was making and when she tried them she told me you would have to be crazy not to like them! I have some extra kale, so another night this week I’ll try them again. Great idea… and I love all the recipes you have… I have tried so many in my endeavors to get healthy, and it has certainly worked. Thanks for all you do!

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109 Karen February 27, 2010 at 10:44 am

I just made some raw in my dehydrator. How do you store them? I live alone and have an entire big bowl full here..

Karen

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110 Kath February 27, 2010 at 10:47 am

I eat them all at once!

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111 Krysta March 4, 2010 at 9:39 pm

I just made my first ever batch of kale chips with nutritional yeast sprinkled on the top… DELISH! My roomies loved it, thanks for the great idea/recipe!

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112 Katrina March 24, 2010 at 6:18 pm

Hi Kath,
I made these months ago, just some for me for lunch and I think I burned them, they were gross. So tonight for dinner I tried it again with a whole bunch of kale. I wanted to see what my kids thought and I didn’t burn them. I now think they are delicious and at first my boys were disgusted, then they tasted them and said they were like Pop Rocks in your mouth. Then a couple (I have 4 boys) of them went back for second and ate a whole bunch of the chips. Ha, got ‘em. I’m always trying to find more veggies they’ll eat. These are great! Thanks.
One note—be sure to check your teeth when you’re done with these. Mine were covered in green specks! ;)

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113 Sarah March 25, 2010 at 10:17 am

Tried these the other night and loved them! My 5 year old even ate them and asked for more. Thank you for sharing your recipes!

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114 Sherrill April 1, 2010 at 7:44 pm

A friend told me about these and sent me your link, so I just made them tonight. A little too much salt for my first try, but YUM!

I’m wondering if my stomach will be unhappy with me if I eat the whole head….. :-)

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115 Rebecca @ How the Cookies Crumble April 1, 2010 at 9:23 pm

I finally tried these kale chips! Wow!!! I think I’m addicted!

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116 Amanda April 7, 2010 at 12:12 pm

No need to burn them, folks. Seven and a half minutes in the microwave on parchment paper. Brilliant!

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117 Angela July 2, 2012 at 7:59 pm

Be careful though! The first batch in the microwave tasted pretty good. But the second batch caught on fire before it was crisp. Not sure if it was because I used the same sheet of parchment but twice the paper or Kale burst into flame.

I’m only talking teeny fires here! Like the size of a couple lit matches. I probably would have used it again if I had a bigger microwave. The glass plate that comes in the microwave was too hot to the touch and probably caught the paper on fire. But when those round micro wave plates crack you can bet you’ll have to buy a whole new microwave, I’ve been there, done that. :-/ I realize the glass plate in your microwave is Pyrex but I work with glass and even Pyrex can crack.

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118 Debi April 15, 2010 at 1:57 am

My friend made these for me tonight and I am ADDICTED! They are a guiltless snack and are power packed with nutrition! I cannot believe how great they taste. I am heading to the store immediately to get some kale. People are losing weight by eating this BEFORE their meal. It has high, high fiber and fills you up so you eat less of your meal. Besides all that – they are just delicious. Who knew kale could transform in the oven like that? This will replace potato chips and popcorn in my house!

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119 leahlockedown May 14, 2010 at 1:44 pm

I’VE BEEN LOOKING FOR A SIMPLE RECIPE FOR THE KALE CHIPS AND NOW I’VE FOUND ONE! THANKS KATH!
I am gonna add nutritional yeast vs. the parm cheese.

i can’t wait to have some tonight!

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120 Em May 19, 2010 at 8:23 pm

I’ve had this recipe bookmarked for months. Today, when I saw that kale was on sale, I knew it was now or never. The result: I can’t believe I’ve waited this long! These are perfectly satisfying for any salt-craving tooth without any guilt! Thanks, Kath!

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121 James freeman May 20, 2010 at 3:57 am

Great twist on chips!

I tried them and they taste fantastic, however I changed the olive olive to a few sprays of cooking spray e.g. like the spray found at http://www.lc-spray.com.

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122 Lauren June 3, 2010 at 7:38 pm

I just made these – wow! They are fantastic! :)

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123 Judy June 20, 2010 at 8:59 pm

I’ve had kale the last two weeks in my CSA and have struggled with what to do with it. I found the kale chip recipe on another website (it’s pretty much the same recipe with all the variations noted above). Easy to do and tastes great. My first thought was – not bad. Surprisingly, they grow on you! I really like them now. I’ll definately do more!

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124 Angela July 1, 2010 at 12:34 pm

I, like a lot of the others, was skeptical too! But wow…these are awesome! How do they manage to taste so good and be so healthy!?!? My major weakness is potato chips, so this is the answer to my prayers, and hopefully the last few pesky pounds of baby weight! :) Love your site!

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125 Aimee July 5, 2010 at 7:40 pm

I recently found your site (don’t remember how). I, like many others, was not so sure about the kale chips. I’ve never eaten kale in my life and wasn’t sure I would like it. I followed your directions above, but added a little garlic powder and onion powder. I put ketchup on top when done. Surprisingly, I found the kale delicious! Like Judy mentioned above, it grows on you! I am looking forward to making this again soon. Thanks for your great recipes and posts. I look forward to seeing what you eat each day. It is inspiring me to be healthier, which will hopefully help me lose this weight!

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126 N8 & DE July 17, 2010 at 5:31 pm

recipe so simple 3 year olds could make it! We grow purple and white decorative kale/ cabbage in our garden just to make the border pretty and we decided to google kale recipes to see if we could find a good way to eat it… the kids picked a bunch from all our plants and we tried the kale chip recipe with a LITTLE BIT of olive oil, garlic salt, regular salt and parmesan cheese. only took 5 mins to get crispy. they loved it and because they helped sprinkle on the toppings they were proud to eat their creation. i actually had to cut them off so they would have room for our actual lunch. Great Idea we will share w/ friends.

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127 MommaMesa July 21, 2010 at 1:54 pm

We love these! I like to drizzle a little vinegar on them before popping them into the oven. I did find out the hardway that it does not take long to overcook them!

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128 Laura August 20, 2010 at 6:53 pm

Ok..I tried these and I was really skeptical but they are really good. My only advice it to make sure to take out the veins…They are very tough. The kids liked these as did the neighbor kids. I’ll try them out on the other mom’s tonight at Bunco. Thanks!

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129 CJ September 10, 2010 at 10:19 am

I’ll be interested in trying this in the oven. For years we’ve been grilling them. First they wilt, then crisp on the edges and then dry to a crisp–you have to monitor them carefully when grilling. I will say that when they are not crisp (floppy and wilted, just getting crispy on the edge) they are also a delish side dish.

We marinate/coat in 1 part olive oil, 1 part Balsemic, and 1 part honey. No salt. This give them a sweet candy taste. The one time I forced myself to leave leftovers (to see how they kept), they were just as good the next day.

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130 Errign September 12, 2010 at 6:54 pm

Just made these with olive oil, sea salt, nutritional yeast & garlic powder – delicious!

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131 Berta September 26, 2010 at 11:02 pm

every time ive tried this, my kale got really flat and so crispy that it practically turned to powder when you picked it up.. im not sure if its cause there was too much water on them, or what… any ideas?

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132 Kath September 27, 2010 at 7:09 am

Berta, it sounds like you are overcooking them. Take them out a few minutes earlier

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133 Hillary [Nutrition Nut on the Run] October 7, 2010 at 1:17 am

I think my Nutrition Club may make/sell these at our student farmers’ market next week! =)

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134 Vanessa October 7, 2010 at 7:33 pm

I think I have a slight obsession with kale chips.. my favorite is a sea salt and apple cider vinegar.. Put some garlic gold on them, even better!! :-)

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135 T. October 29, 2010 at 6:16 pm

what about the temperature, doesn’t 375 take them out of the “raw food cateogory”?

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136 Kath October 29, 2010 at 8:11 pm

They aren’t supposed to be raw

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137 Sherri November 4, 2010 at 1:06 pm

Just made the Kale Chips with Old Bay seasoning. Can’t wait to tell my friends & family. These will be a fun treat to take to holiday parties – zero guilt. How close to serving time should we make them?

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138 snuggles November 21, 2010 at 8:10 pm

at 375 my chips burnt in 13 minutes.

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139 lindsay December 10, 2010 at 8:18 pm

Just made these for the first time – so easy and just as good as you described!!

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140 Samarra December 12, 2010 at 6:55 pm

Ok, I realllly wanted to like these, I made them twice (first time too much oil) but this time I think I did it right. They taste sort of like pumpkin seeds (if this makes sense) and I feel like I’m stepping on crunchy fall leaves with my mouth. :P I really really want to like them! They sound so good in my mind…. Sorry. :(

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141 adi December 20, 2010 at 11:00 pm

I make Kale chips all the time and LOVE it… but tonight I sent my husband to the store for Kale and he came home with mustard greens :) Made them the same way and they were just as good!

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142 Lisa January 10, 2011 at 7:03 pm

OMG Thank you sooo much. Potato chips were my biggest craving. Not any more!!! Even my teenagers love them! :)

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143 Beverly Hosford January 12, 2011 at 11:46 pm

Thanks for the Kale Chips help! And what an inspirational blog/website. Its just what I needed today :)

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144 Katie January 22, 2011 at 10:21 am

These are amazing! After reading several blogs that claimed the awesomeness of kale chips, I decided to pick up some kale yesterday. My roommate and I were a little skeptical at first, but these were so good! We definitely will be making more of these this weekend! Thanks for the how-to video as well.

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145 Debbie H. January 22, 2011 at 8:04 pm

These are so good! I tried them tonight. Husband is walking the dog right now so he hasn’t tried them yet, but it will be OK with me if he doesn’t like them…..more for me!! :o)

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146 Karen February 3, 2011 at 5:09 pm

I saw Kale “chips” first on the Today Show w/ Joy Baur. Tried them the next day-ate the whole pan! I have enough side dishes in my life…..these are strictly for filling my salty/crunchy needs! After a few batches I made these changes: Making sure they are dry as can be-I rub the leaves between my hands making sure the tiny bit of oil I use is evenly distributed. I use kosher salt-ground finer w/ my morter and pestle-cuz a little salt goes a long way on these thin leaves! Lemon zest, or red chiles into the salt (before grinding it) adds some flavor. I plan to try the cheese….but I’m trying to keep it as low cal as possible. Also I store them in a glass bowl with a lid instead of a zip bag so they don’t get crushed.

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147 getting lighter by theday! February 6, 2011 at 4:24 pm

i am on weight watchers. 1 bunch of kale does 2 cookie sheets. each cookie sheet is equal to 2 points!!! i did the conversion to points on line. so great for you and tastes great

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148 Joanna February 10, 2011 at 11:16 am

I’ve been reading your blog for about 2 years and finally tried the kale chips recipe for the first time ever last night – WOW! They were awesome and my husband and I loved them- what a great recipe!

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149 Lorne February 12, 2011 at 4:25 am

I have just made my first batch and really enjoyed them. I couldn’t eat them all so made Kale and Pumpkin Soup, oh so gooooood..

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150 Flora Judy February 14, 2011 at 7:20 pm

I love them. We spray cooking sheet with olive oil–bake slowly at 185 degree fro 15-20 minutes sprinkle with parmesan and return to oven for 3 minutes. Slow bake keeps them from scorching and tasting burnt. If leaves are wet they may take a little longer. My dog likes them too.

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151 Carrie Cullen February 21, 2011 at 3:02 pm

I made mine by spraying with the leaves with Pam and sprinkling on Jalapeno Seasoning by Konriko. Nice, spicy hotness to the crispiness! Yum!

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152 Caren with a "C" February 27, 2011 at 4:56 pm

We just tasted our first kale the other day at a gardening class. My kids loved it and they told them they could make chips out of it. Hence, today we just followed your recipe. The kids love them! Thanks!

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153 SaylaV February 28, 2011 at 6:58 pm

I tried these with Olive oil and 2 tsp of soy sauce. Also, you must try dipping these in equal parts of salsa and Greek yogart. Very delicate chips so you may break a few. Sooooo worth it to make these.

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154 Emily March 2, 2011 at 2:01 pm

Trying these for lunch today… Can not wait ! ! !

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155 Gina Dingman March 6, 2011 at 3:30 pm

Thanks! I can’t wait to make these, hoping my two boys will eat the too

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156 Cyndi March 12, 2011 at 7:01 pm

I have recently become completely addicted to these chips, and thought I might share some tips — it took me several batches to get them “just right” — so maybe I can help out some Kale Chip newbies. First, instead of drizzling the OO, put the raw kale pieces in a bowl, a LITTLE BIT of OO, plus your seasonings (I like kosher salt, pepper and a little parm), and toss really well. I kept putting too much oil on…but it really doesn’t take that much to get them perfect. Bake them at 350 for about 13 minutes (that’s MY oven…but really, one minute too long can burn them).

But seriously, aren’t they amazing?? It’s like magic…you put one thing in the oven, and something totally different comes out!

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157 Christine March 21, 2011 at 1:40 pm

love this tip. . . . thanks!
-fellow kale chip addict

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158 Lin March 13, 2011 at 1:47 pm

Made these because I saw them on “the Doctors” show. Dr. Sears was feeding them to a bunch of kids. He used soy sauce, agave nectar, olive oil, salt & pepper– was good flavor, but didn’t crisp up the way it should have. I will def try them again with less ingredients. Less is more! :)

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159 Liz (Little Bitty Bakes) March 15, 2011 at 6:33 pm

Made these with dinner tonight – I was skeptical but they were amazing! I sprayed them with olive oil spray and gave them a quick spritz of raspberry white wine vinegar before baking. Thank you!

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160 ann March 17, 2011 at 4:59 pm

Try sprinkling with fresh lemon juice, about 1/2 lemon per bunch of kale.
Mine never turn out bright green…more dark brownish…but still good!

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161 Ms2Mrs... & back to Ms March 18, 2011 at 12:43 pm

I made these today. I mistakenly put them on the bottom rack. The were a bit crispy and burned. But still yummy. Thanks for sharing!

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162 GoGreen March 19, 2011 at 9:38 pm

The Kale Chips may be wonderful but I wish you would go greener in your videos… plastic bags? Why not reusable cotton bags instead? Oil spray? What is wrong with regular oil in a recyclable glass bottle? Paper towels to dry leaves? Why not use good long-lived kitchen canvases instead?
Diet is good, but green diet is better !!!

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163 Sarah May 29, 2011 at 1:12 pm

Get over yourself.

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164 Pari September 23, 2011 at 9:49 am

We reuse plastic bags in my household so they never go to waste until we use them for garbage disposal. I agree with you on using actual oil though it’s more of a taste issue for me. I use paper towels over kitchen canvases and towels because we have cats and the last time I used a towel while I was cooking, I got cat hair all over the end product.

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165 Kate March 21, 2011 at 5:29 pm

I’ve been wanting to make these for over a year but I’ve been too intimidated by the kale, but I just made them and they were fantastic! Definitely a sub for regular potato chips! Thanks so much for posting this video :)

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166 Get Skinny, Go Vegan. March 21, 2011 at 6:01 pm
167 KathEats March 21, 2011 at 7:02 pm

Awesome! I have the “Eat More Kale” one :)

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168 Sammybunny March 23, 2011 at 4:02 pm

WOW…those look delicious. My weakness is Standard American potato chips, but I LOOOOVE eating clean and healthy, so I have GOT to give these a try!

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169 lapelirroja March 27, 2011 at 1:24 pm

Kale chips are so good. Was wondering if the oil is necessary? Is it only for flavor or will they not turn out/crisp? Would a dehydrator work do you know? Thank you!

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170 KathEats March 27, 2011 at 1:26 pm

I think the oil does help with the crisping. I don’t have a dehydrator, so I don’t know about that

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171 Kris April 7, 2011 at 8:49 pm

I’ve been using Kale for a couple of years, adding it to soups, meatloaf, anything I can think of. It’s green, and I don’t get enough greens. I tried Kale Chips for the first time today. Added a bunch of torn up Kale to a bowl, added a bit of OO, some garlic powder, and Mrs. Dash, tossed and put in the oven on 350 for about 12 minutes. Decided they were great, but definitely not crispy enough (should have watched your video first!). I read through all your comments, and someone mentioned a microwave. So…put a small bunch in a flat bowl with a paper towel under them on 4 minutes (very old microwave). Perfect! They are so wonderfully crunchy and tasty. Going to try your recipe this weekend, without the OO, possibly with other flavorings. Yummy!

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172 Molly April 14, 2011 at 7:15 am

I made these for the first time last night and they were awesome. I have a presentation to give next month on healthy substitutions, I’m snatching this recipe up for it! Do you want a referece or credit?

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173 Heather April 21, 2011 at 6:53 pm

I made these and I absolutely love them! Crunch and a bit of salt, perfection, it has helped me nip my addiction to potato chips in the bud. Thanks for posting this

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174 Mandy B. April 26, 2011 at 4:37 pm

Heh: Yummy chips, but….I have a bone to pick with you! I can’t believe you used that cooking spray! There is nothing “real” about it! How about some olive oil or coconut oil, or even lard (pastured, of course). Then these chips would be yummy, and good for you too, without all the rancid oil, propellant, and who knows what else! If you haven’t read Sally Fallon’s book, Nourishing Traditions, you need too. That is about real nutrition for real people!
Keep an open mind and thanks for the recipe.
P.S. for those who have burned these lovely morsels, try cooking them at 250 for an hour. More consistent results and less chance of disaster!

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175 KathEats April 26, 2011 at 4:39 pm

I don’t use it anymore!! I use a misto.

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176 Nadine May 4, 2011 at 1:04 pm

Yum!! I just tried these today for the first time and I am in love! After reading through the reviews I decided to try them in the microwave. I did them on parchment paper for 5 minutes and they were perfect! These will definitely become a staple for me. Thanks!

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177 Nancy Curry Reale May 8, 2011 at 12:53 pm

I like the way you explain it and the Photos. I have not made them yet. I need encouragement. What if the kale has turned alittle yellow on the edges? Is it any good?

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178 KathEats May 8, 2011 at 1:24 pm

I think that’s a sign it’s either been over sunned or is on its last days. Cook it up fast!

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179 liney May 9, 2011 at 4:52 am

I have been following your blog for what i think is two years now… and only just decided I would finally make these…… aaaahhhhh they are sooo good! they were devoured while i was wearing my ‘eat more kale’ top ;) … spreading the message around australia now!

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180 Mastering Public Health (@MasPublicHealth) May 9, 2011 at 10:15 am

Kath,
Not sure if you ‘invented’ these but thought I’d tell you that someone has put “Baked Kale Chips” in a cookbook recipe that is featured in this month’s “Today’s Dietitian” magazine. Apparently, the recipe is from “125 Gluten-Free Vegetarian Recipes by Carol Fenster, published by Avery, on sale July 5, 2011.” Online magazine link: http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ee278#/dd2ee278/29

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181 KathEats May 9, 2011 at 11:11 am

I don’t think I invented them – I like to take credit for making them more popular though :) Thanks for the head’s up though, and hopefully if I ever publish a cookbook I can put the recipe in there too

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182 Square Biz October 30, 2013 at 1:22 am

Hi Kath, the first I heard about Kale chips was some years back so they are not new.

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183 Jenny May 17, 2011 at 2:41 pm

Hi just wanted to let you know that I came home today with crisp and fresh kale and decided to try your recipe for kale chips. WOW I have found my new fav. snack.

Thank you

Jenny

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184 Wilma May 24, 2011 at 8:17 pm

I made these today while my son’s friends were over. They came into the kitchen wide-eyed to see what smelled so good. When I offered, they tried them and didn’t seem to want to stop. So there is hope in getting teens to eat kale!!! Who knew???

Oh yeah… I loved them too!!!

Thanks,
Wilma

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185 Kristi May 30, 2011 at 6:22 pm

Can you make these with any other greens? I have an abundance of turnip greens

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186 KathEats May 30, 2011 at 6:35 pm

I haven’t tried them,but I think the curly, firm ones would work. Mustard – probably!

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187 Robin B June 4, 2011 at 10:22 pm

I’ve been eating clean for awhile. Recently followed the Cambiotti 28 day cleanse. This awesome snack is a-ok for the Cambiotti cleanse. They were so easy to make, super yummy, and the best part….. My 5 & 7 year olds ate an entire batch! For every toy in the world, they would never eat raw kale, but they want the kale chips in their lunch boxes Monday morning. That is an impressive recipe! Definitely use nutritional yeast as well. Gave a great nutty flavor.

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188 Cindy June 14, 2011 at 6:21 pm

Can these be stored as leftovers? If so, do they need to be refridgerated?
Fabulous treat!

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189 KathEats June 14, 2011 at 9:04 pm

I don’t think they are very good leftover – they would probably lose their crisp. I wouldn’t put them in the fridge, as the condensation might make them soggy. If anything, a dry paper bag might work

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190 JP August 8, 2011 at 11:42 pm

A ziplock will keep them crispy for a very long time.

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191 Stephanie June 23, 2011 at 10:06 pm

Hey Kath,

Thank you SO much for your recipe! I made my very first batch of kale chips and I *love* them! I’ love crunchy stuff like chips, crackers, etc and this is such a better alternative. Great, great recipe and I will definitely pass it on :)

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192 Rose & Thistle June 26, 2011 at 9:33 pm

These are so delicious, thanks for posting them! I made mine with sea salt and balsamic vinegar as I didn’t have any nutritional yeast and they were fab. Anything that is healthy and tastes this good is a winner in my book :)

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193 Brenda June 30, 2011 at 5:03 pm

These are wonderful. I’ve been making them for several months now and you are right, they don’t store very well. They get soggy..but Kale is cheap and you can make them as needed. I haven’t found a way to store them yet but they are oh so yummy. Instead of pouring olive oil on them, I bought an oil sprayer and I either spray them with olive oil or use Olive Oil Spray (Pam). Then lightly season with sea salt or seasoned salt…I have not tried them with parm cheese yet but am going to do that tonight! I bet that’s good!

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194 Maria July 4, 2011 at 8:47 am

Hi Kath, what an original recipe! I love that they are both healthy and delicious! Thanks for sharing..I also have a similiar post about all natural potato chips on my blog, A Mexican Fiesta:
http://mexicanfiesta.tumblr.com/post/7083187434/best-potato-chips-ever. I hope you’ll check it out and leave me your comments!
Have a great day!

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195 Katie (Sunny Side Up) July 13, 2011 at 5:12 pm

Bwahaha! I thought that the instructions said “Bake for about 15 minutes, until edges are brown and kale is crispy when moved in PAIN”.

I am going to give these babies a go tonight!

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196 Anita July 17, 2011 at 9:59 pm

I just made these and obviously did something wrong. They are ot crispy.. hey actually look like dried up leaves. They smell incredible though :)

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197 KathEats July 18, 2011 at 7:25 am

Did you use curly kale? If you use laticino/Dinosaur it’s more like a dried leave but curly gets pretty crispy

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198 Kelli July 22, 2011 at 11:12 am

Kale chips are the best! My family thinks I’m crazy, but I got my sister to try just and she said they “aren’t bad.” A major feat on my part! Thanks Kath!

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199 Thryn July 24, 2011 at 3:00 pm

Hi, Nice veggie recipe!
I’m 28 too and love eating, too (and my daddy lives in Roanoke!)

My friend suggested a similar baked chips kind of approach as a way to serve up the beautiful purple shamrocks I have growing in a pot. You know the plant? Its sweet lemony purple leaves were way too delicate to bake at 375, and shrunk and charred black too quick. Any insights on how to dehydrate a lovely herb like Oxalis triangularis, that is highly edible raw but like anything is more delightful with salt and oil?

Thanks for any veggie cooking tips?

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200 BriiiiiHappy August 3, 2011 at 4:40 pm

I love these! Made them a few weeks ago for the first time and they were amazing. Making them again as we speak :) thanks so much Kath! I love reading your blogs everyday. I enjoy the same hobbies as you – running, biking, cooking, baking, wine, trying new beers, and I absolutely LOVE oatmeal – so your Tribute to Oatmeal page was heaven! Thanks again for all the wonderful recipes and healthy living tips. I’m 23 and just finishing up with college and your story was inspiring :) thanks so much and keep up the great work.

P.s. I ran my first marathon in May 2011 – the Cleveland Marathon. I must say, it was the absolute hardest thing I’ve ever done, but the feeling of success after crossing the finish line made the 5 months of training so worth it. Put it on your bucket list- you can do it! :)

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201 JP August 8, 2011 at 11:41 pm

I found that if you cook them until they just start to get crispy and then put them in a warm (125) oven for a couple hours it is a lot easier to get them crispy without burning them.

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202 Marlene August 9, 2011 at 2:57 pm

I just found ur site and I had never heard of Kale chips. I just heard of it today on Rachael’s show. I am going to try ur recipe this weekend. Thank u

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203 Christine September 18, 2011 at 2:11 pm

I am on round 3 of making these great snacks!!! My family seems to like the parmesan cheese ones the most. I find myself quite often craving anything salty in the evening, and these sure do the job….without all the calories! Even my “picky” eater loves them!!!

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204 De October 13, 2011 at 2:44 pm

I never heard of Kale Chips until at a Weight Watchers meeting. I have grown Kale for 2 yrs & I always wondered what to do with them…..I will try this idea. I’ll be back with results….

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205 Erin K. October 16, 2011 at 12:35 pm

hooray for kale chips! All three of my children (5, 7, 11) and my hubby ate them up and asked for more :). thanks for sharing!!

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206 Kathy October 18, 2011 at 5:41 pm

I sprinkled mine with some olive oil and just kind of scrunched it and mixed it into the leaves. Then I sprinkled some nutritional yeast and parmesan cheese (1/2 and 1/2) on mine before cooking. Very yummy! My husband can’t have tortilla chips and is watching carbs/sugars, so this is a perfect salty, crunchy substitute.

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207 Huy November 9, 2011 at 12:32 am

Kath, thanks for the excellent recipe. What a healthy, simple and delicious idea. I made it today with some leftover Lacinato Kale and absolutely loved it. I made a few tweaks, but I’m sure you don’t mind. I gave you full credit on my blog post: http://wp.me/p1UNnO-6E

I will be making this again, in oh so many different forms. The possibilities are endless. Thanks again!

Huy

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208 Crystal November 9, 2011 at 9:29 pm

Just tried it for the first time. I substituted Goya veggie seasoning for salt. Mmmm!!! Thanks for the yummy recipe!

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209 Lara December 3, 2011 at 10:22 am

Another recipe I loved! It was my first time to try kale too. Thanks Kath!

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210 Billie December 23, 2011 at 8:55 pm

Making these for Christmas hope they are as good as everyone says!!

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211 KARLA January 15, 2012 at 12:03 pm

Just found your blog by searching for kale chips! Question-do you think kale loses its nutrients when making them? Thanks

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212 KathEats January 15, 2012 at 3:37 pm

Hi Karla,
I think since the nutrients aren’t leached out in any cooking liquid they would be concentrated inside. Possibly minimal reduction from cooking temps

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213 ellie January 17, 2012 at 1:49 pm

any cooking results in the loss of temperature sensitive vitamins, but you can help preserve the vitamin content by cooking them at 275 for 50 minutes. They never get bitter from too much heat during cooking.

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214 Ellen January 20, 2012 at 11:57 pm

I made the kale chips and they were really good. 15 minutes was way too long for my oven I pulled them out at 13 and some were burnt, the one that didn’t burn were awesome. thanks

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215 William Miller February 6, 2012 at 6:28 pm

Ooh, ooh, suggestions, suggestions!

I’ve been making kale chips for a while and have tried multiple methods, and I think I have some pointers I can give to take your recipe from ‘great’ to ‘outstanding’!

First off, 350 degrees is a very high heat for kale chips. Somebody in your comments section mentioned a dehydrator, and they are definitely on the right track! I don’t own one, but my oven goes down to 200 degrees, which seems to be the perfect temperature to make kale chips! They might take a little longer, but trust me, it’s worth it. It’s almost impossible to burn them at this temperature, and they have the most wonderful crunch when you bite into them!

Another suggestion I have is instead of drizzling oil right on them, it seems a better method to toss them in a bowl with your oil and topping ingredients.

My final suggestion is another that increases the overall crispiness of the chip. Don’t use a baking sheet, use a wire rack! The idea is getting heat on all sides at once, and in addition it doesn’t damage the wonderful vitamins inside the kale, which can easily break down at temperatures as high as 350.

Finally, I have some great suggestions for flavoring I’ve used. Cayenne (or other pepper) infused olive oil is a great one, as is BBQ spice rub for those of us who love BBQ lays. Ranch dressing mix is a fun one, and of course just a sprinkling of salt and pepper always works too!

I hope my information was helpful, and keep enjoying those kale chips by the bowlful!

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216 KathEats February 6, 2012 at 7:16 pm

Great recommendations William! I have to say most of my steps are out of speed, but perhaps I should slow down a bit :)

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217 ryelle May 29, 2013 at 4:16 pm

try nutritional yeast also… that is my favorite by far!

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218 Square Biz October 30, 2013 at 1:34 am

Heeeyyyyyy, thanks William!!!! We think a little alike because instead of adding to the chips after they were cooked I added to a large bowl: Cider Vinegar, Cyanne Pepper, a little Himalayan (you need so little…this as well as regular sea salt is much healthier), Extra Virgin Olive Oil. I let these ingredients meld together (mostly until the salt dissolves and THEN (here is my secret) I use the largest non-stick pizza sheet I have. Now, I will turn my oven down to 200 like you suggested.

My mouth waters when I look at your suggestions of BBQ spice and ranch mix. Trying to bring my blood pressure down as well as my LDL. Won’t get tired of these.

Thank you so much for sharing.

Everyone here is so wonderful!!!

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219 Marcia February 7, 2012 at 4:50 pm

I googled Kale chips and have been reading and reading. William you hit it on the nail I just finished my first batch of homemade Kale chips I use the dehydrator over night and the oven method. I think the dehydrator either could go longer or not so much on the olive oil that I tossed the Kale in. I am also trying cheeses but the cheese has to be light I used an oatmeal cheese alternative. I tossed the Kale lightly I am raring to go to try all these recipes that people have posted

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220 Sandra February 14, 2012 at 2:10 pm

I saw on the martha stewart show a family who uses chips of fresh garlic and olive oil before baking. That would add another flavor and a healthy one

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221 kathleen February 25, 2012 at 9:52 am

Hey…I’m excited to make these chips…looking for some healthier snacks! I noticed in the video you didn’t use any olive oil…so do you usually just spray the kale with Pam vs using olive oil?
thanks!

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222 KathEats February 25, 2012 at 3:02 pm

I had a can of PAM I was using up, but I normally use olive oil in a Misto

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223 Anita Dotson February 25, 2012 at 11:51 am

Just got this recipe from my daughter and thougth it would be aweful!… I actually love this recipe and just made it this morning to eat!.. Fills you up I noticed… Love it…

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224 kathleen February 26, 2012 at 12:22 pm

I made these and they tasted great the day I made them…what do you store them in to keep the freshness? The second day they’re not as crisp.

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225 KathEats February 26, 2012 at 12:54 pm

Hi Kathleen. I’ve never kept them the next day. I’d imagine you should keep them out rather than airtight or condensation might moisten them.

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226 CHARLENE March 5, 2012 at 4:13 pm

sounds really good, I’m going to try them tonight

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227 SkinnySimpleRecipes March 17, 2012 at 3:07 pm

I’ve never tried Kale ships before. I followd your recipe and got so tasty ships. My 7 years old daughter and my husband who are not fan of greens loved it.Meriem

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228 pln March 24, 2012 at 2:18 pm

I tried the recipe as written except I used spray olive oil which worked fine. 15 minutes at 375 in my oven was too long. What I finally did was put enough pieces of about the same size on the sheet and then test it at 8, 9, 10, 11… minutes until I found the right length of time for my oven. It turned out 9-10 was right in mine.

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229 vlw March 25, 2012 at 2:33 pm

My husband wanted to try kale and I had no idea what to do with it. I found your recipe and tried it. OMG.. these are so addicting!! Can’t wait to try different “sprinkles” on them. I found if I lined my pan with parchment paper my “chips” didn’t get too brown. Thanks for the recipe. Love it!!

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230 Carla March 25, 2012 at 8:44 pm

This wasn’t too bad! I’m not a kale person so I was hesitant. Not QUITE like potato chips, but similar-ish and I do see where people get that flavor. I think these are better the crispier or browner they are, but I never blackened or burned them. Pam spray worked just fine for me, about 10 minutes at 375 in my oven. I would recommend using actual full-leaf kale instead of chopped bagged kale, which is what I used. Still turned out fine, but since they shrivel in the oven my kale chips were very small! Overall, not a bad recipe, and I will continue to eat up my giant bag of kale in this way!

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231 Lindsay March 26, 2012 at 12:16 pm

Hi Kath. I love your website and recipes. Do you have a Facebook or Pinterest page where I can follow along also?

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232 KathEats March 26, 2012 at 12:17 pm

I am on pinterest [http://pinterest.com/katheats/] but not totally active. Unfortunately just blog + twitter otherwise!

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233 Charlotte March 28, 2012 at 11:18 pm

Hey Kath!

I know this might be late, would you mind if I post and add the link to your post? As we speak I’m currently baking my very first batch of kale chips :)

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234 KathEats March 29, 2012 at 7:55 am

No, go right ahead!

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235 Robyn March 31, 2012 at 9:25 am

Count us among the nay-sayers! The first couple are OK–mostly because it’s oil and salt! But after that, the taste is cloying and the smell–whew! Really fouled up the house. Even open windows to the cold air didn’t work that well– finally, made rice for tonight’s dinner early and that purge the place–but the containers still stunk.

It even left an after taste that affected other things we ate. Even some regular chips and salsa couldn’t quite get the taste out.

Sorry, but this is one we won’t ever be making again! For those who are looking to up their leafy green intake, try extra leaves of leaf lettuce on sandwiches and broccoli (cooked tender with some butter).

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236 Dudette April 5, 2012 at 6:57 pm

I learned how to make these based on your great instructions, and making them ever since. Yamm. Y

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237 Wendy @ ABCs and Garden Peas April 6, 2012 at 3:49 pm

Just wanted to add my two cents as a fellow kale chip lover! :)

My best success has come from lowering the temp, baking on a baking stone (<<a MUST!) and storing in an airtight container (I usually get about 2 or 3 good, crispy days out of them.)

These are the best way to get a 2 year old to eat his kale! :)

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238 Barbara April 9, 2012 at 1:10 pm

Kath,
I recently got my braces off and am trying to incorporate more kale into my diet (all those fibers were just too much of a pain to get out of my braces. I want to try the kale chips, I’ve tried some store bought ones but didn’t like them. One of my favorite ways of eating kale right now, is to lightly saute with a bit of olive oil and red onion. Then I squeeze the juice of one lime over the kale to lightly steam. Add a little salt and pepper and viola. I eat it by it’s self, or sometimes toss with some fresh pasta or rice or something, but mostly on it’s own.

I’ve been trying to track calories, but I am having a hard time finding the calories in a whole head of kale. I see that a serving size is 1 cup, and it is 36 calories. Is this 1 cup raw, or cooked? And how many servings are in the typical head of kale. I can try to figure that out on my own but I would need to know if this is cooked or raw. It makes a big difference. I can eat the whole head of kale cooked, in one or two meals. I live alone and cook for myself, and my schedule is such that I really only have the weekends, plus Friday to cook and it only really keeps for one day. Am I eating way more than one or two servings at one sitting if I eat almost the whole head of kale or half of it?

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239 KathEats April 9, 2012 at 3:26 pm

According to this, it looks like 1 cup (CHOPPED) raw is 36 calories – http://www.livestrong.com/thedailyplate/nutrition-calories/food/kale/1-cup-chopped-raw-67g/

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240 KathEats April 9, 2012 at 3:26 pm

[Seems a bit high to me?]

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241 Amber April 29, 2012 at 7:18 pm

Amazing! Even my picky nine year old cant stop eating them!!!

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242 Mike Matthews May 3, 2012 at 7:47 pm

I am going to attempt to make them FOR THE FIRST TIME and do some slight modifications. I will video and put up on my website. Thanks for your tutorial video. It was very helpful!

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243 Patty and little sister anayeli May 3, 2012 at 8:25 pm

We just made kale chips!!!!!!!……… We had never even dared to try kale before and they were awesome!!!!!! Thanks Kath:)

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244 KathEats May 3, 2012 at 8:26 pm

Woo hoo!

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245 Tammy May 4, 2012 at 9:55 pm

Hi, Fantastic Idea! I first got on to these when I was in Salt Spring British Columbia at a Farmers market, She added crushed pine nuts and lemon DELICIOUS! I just whipped up a batch with olive oil, lemon juice, salt, pepper and crushed (in my magic bullet) pumpkin seeds, adds great texture.

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246 aj May 10, 2012 at 12:41 pm

Hey just wondering…If i bake it or make it to chips…does the nutrients of it will gone or somehow decrease?

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247 KathEats May 10, 2012 at 12:47 pm

No, they should stay concentrated inside

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248 Jennnifer May 12, 2012 at 10:43 am

Thank you. I found this via google when I wanted a quick lesson on how to make kale chips. The video was great and made the process super easy. They were delicious.

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249 Sherrill May 12, 2012 at 3:58 pm

Nutritonists out there – How does the baking/cooking of the Kale affect the nutriants in it?
Thanks

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250 KathEats May 12, 2012 at 4:00 pm

they should not change – the nutrients are just being concentrated into the kale with the loss of water

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251 Tiffany May 15, 2012 at 7:41 pm

I tried these tonight. Oh my goodness, so good. I am not about eating healthy. I love to cook and I love my food, but a little at a time I am trying to make small changes towards the healthier choices that won’t overwhelm my palate. I want to do it nice and slow so my body (and my mind :)) won’t even know what is happening. These are wonderful. Thank you for your blog!!
Tiff

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252 Angela May 17, 2012 at 9:06 pm

With all the buzz over coconut oil, just wondering, anyone try baking with the coconut oil vs. olive oil?

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253 Sandra May 20, 2012 at 1:38 pm

I used truffle-infused olive oil. Highly recommend!!!!

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254 kale recipes May 22, 2012 at 8:50 am

Wow, I just got to make this yesterday and I have to say, it surprised me how good they were. The heat changes the flavor huge… lol just make sure you dont put too much salt on them :P

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255 Jillian June 4, 2012 at 5:54 pm

THESE ARE SO GREAT! I couldn’t think of a better snack to satisfy my salty food cravings! :)

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256 Leslie A June 11, 2012 at 10:36 am

I received some kale as part of my CSA box and didn’t know what to do with it. I found your recipe on pinterest and thought, “why not?” but I wasn’t really prepared to like them. But I was so wrong! They are delicious! Thanks for the recipe! :)

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257 Hungry Dude June 16, 2012 at 6:25 pm

I tried them in the microwave…and yes, it worked! I drizzled a few leaves with vegetable oil, sprinkled with season salt, placed on a plate in the microwave for 3 minutes. There was some initial popping, but after a few seconds the poppint stopped. At the end of 3 minutes they came out of the microwave crispy and delicious!

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258 Jen June 16, 2012 at 9:04 pm

This was such an adorable video! You seem so sweet in real life :)

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259 Radclyffe June 17, 2012 at 7:06 am

The commenter who suggested 7 minutes in the microwave was right on. What a time saver–thanks! However, a word of warning: After taking each platter of kale out of the microwave–with oven mitts–leave the door open and let the turntable and interior of the oven cool down for a minute or two before putting in the next batch.

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260 Emily June 25, 2012 at 6:59 pm

I love kale chips! I used a little coating of cooking spray (PAM) instead of EVOO and it worked wonderfully!

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261 gennysne June 25, 2012 at 11:34 pm

Loved this recipe, I used coconut oil instead of olive oil and it worked great!!!!
you really don’t need more than a pinch of salt, I was a bit too heavy on it and definitely is overwhelming :(. I used paprika and cayenne as my seasonings.

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262 Kirstin @ The Olive Seed June 28, 2012 at 2:42 pm

Hey Kath — just wanted to let you know that I featured my adapted version of your recipe on my blog, with a link back to this post. Cheers! http://www.theoliveseed.com/2012/06/kale-me-maybe/

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263 Kale Joy June 29, 2012 at 5:30 pm

Kale chips that are dehydrated like Kale Joy keep all of their nutrients!
http://www.freshlywild.com/shop Kale chips that are vegan, gluten-free, dairy free, 100% natural, full of antixoidants, non-gmo, full of omega 3 & 6, no trans fat and manufactured with 100% wind energy!

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264 Marcia July 4, 2012 at 10:15 am

I had a large beautiful bunch of kale that I needed to use and decided to try this recipe. I followed the recipe exactly and since I had 2 baking sheets of kale, I decided to flavor one with sea salt and parmesean cheese and the other with just sea salt and pepper. Each was equally delicious. These could be addictive. Thanks for sharing a great recipe!

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265 Charlotte July 27, 2012 at 9:01 pm

I am preparing to make Kale chips while my banana chips are cooking :) I love kale mixed in with my scrambled eggs so I am really excited about trying this recipe.

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266 Erin Lawler August 5, 2012 at 1:52 pm

I’m trying to get out of the “extremely obese” range by counting calories and exercising. I look forward to trying these. Thank for the recipe and video. They make it easier for me to stay on track.

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267 Mike September 3, 2012 at 7:31 am

What’s really good is boiling the kale for long periods of time then drinking the water. When you boil the kale some of the nutrients go into the water.

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268 Grace September 4, 2012 at 8:47 am

Okay! These rock. I substituted with coconut oil, sea salt and cajun spice. Then, I made four batches, and when each batch was done, I stood over the cookie sheet stuffing my face. 200grams of Kale chips and a can of sardines later, I think I just might have managed to meet my calcium quota for the day all in one meal. I saved a few for the kids to try when they get home. I’m not holding my breath but it would be wonderful if they enjoyed them as much as I.

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269 NanaPhyllis October 1, 2012 at 8:03 pm

I’ve made these twice in the last week, with coconut oil, parm cheese and kosher salt – I’m addicted!

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270 Grammaginia November 3, 2012 at 3:34 pm

Tried Kale Chips, used sea salt and Lemon pepper. Good and fun to make. Thanks

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271 Gary Allison February 9, 2013 at 5:00 pm

I was roasting some Brussels Sprouts the other day and got the idea to make Brussels Chips. I just peeled the leaves apart from the sprouts and used the same baking method as Kale Chips. They turned out great.

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272 Jennifer February 15, 2013 at 4:06 pm

Love me some kale chips! My fav is to use the olive oil and season it with a little garlic/onion salt and red pepper flakes. DELISH.

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273 luvmybge February 21, 2013 at 6:04 am

These are awesome! I’ve been making them for a long time. I now wash my kale the day before and put into a clean mesh laundry bag (the kind you use for sweaters or lingerie) and put it in the refrigerator overnight to ensure that the kale is very dry. I lightly ‘massage’ the oil into the cut leaves in the morning to reduce using too much oil and sprinkle with kosher salt and or a spritz of balsamic vinegar. I’ve reduced the convection oven temperature to 275F and bake longer while checking the chips that are done and removing them from the baking sheet as they finish.

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274 susan pallant March 12, 2013 at 4:09 pm

kale chips are awesome !’!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!’!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I am susier428s son and i love them. I almost ate a whole bowl. They are easy to make you just wash them and season them with anything you like. I am 8 years old and my name is Food Critic Cooper.

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275 Chalynn Bre'Ann March 22, 2013 at 2:33 pm

So I’m 17 and currently in the process of starting a vegetarian and (hopefully) vegan lifestyle. But eating all your veggies can be tough sometimes :L !! This recipe is so great and yummy and makes a wonderful snack! My whole family is munching on Kale Chips now! Thanks so much!~

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276 Deborah Nichols April 29, 2013 at 9:26 am

Love kale chips I am on weight watchers and am always looking for something new to add that gives you that crunch when you just want to grab chips. Well this is it, I made them last year with some kale that I got from a co-op that we joined over the summer and they were great. We have a local grocery store that sell great kale chips in some really great flavors but the are about $8 for a small container which in my house doesn’t last long. I bought some kale at the grocer yesterday and am going to try some of the ideas I just read about. I especially like the cayenne pepper or smoked paprika,have some paprika that a relative brought from a visit to Hungary that I will try and WOW what about some chipotle pepper, okay gotta go now I’m making myself hungry, I’m off to clean my kale.

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277 Sandra May 5, 2013 at 7:24 am

Hahaha!! LOVED the video! You are a cutie pie! Thanks for the instructions. I’m making these today. Hmmmm, wonder if my meat and potatoes hubby can be persuaded to try them?

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278 LarryR May 20, 2013 at 12:06 pm

Try dehydrating them… I put them in our Dehydrator for 1 hour @ 145, then reduce to 100 for an additional 1 1/4 hour. Delicious….Yes it takes longer, BUT the dehydrator uses less power than the oven…and there is no worry about burning the chips. The come out so wonderfully crispy.

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279 DougB101 May 28, 2013 at 4:32 pm

My wife has been looking for a Kale Chips Recipe for a while. Thanks for posting this.

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280 Theresa Kamrath May 28, 2013 at 8:47 pm

I do kale in the dehydrator at 105.. after learning all the nutrition dies hotter than that… overnight.. or 4 hours.. the kale chips from dehydrator are dark dark green.. almost black.. and very crispy.. feels good to know all the chlorophyll is still alive.. i did in the oven.. and they were icky light green.. i knew there went all my good Vit A

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281 tracy July 2, 2013 at 2:31 pm

I JUST MADE THE KALE CHIPS..10 MINS 375 WITH SEA SALT AND PARM…SO GOOD THEY REALLY DO TAST LIKE POTATO CHIPS..I HAVE A NEW FAVORITE SNACK..SO HAPPY

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282 Morgan July 20, 2013 at 1:15 pm

Great recipe!! I just cross posted this recipe on my blog.
http://happilyeverpresent.net/2013/07/20/kale-chips/
Thanks for sharing!

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283 Roxanne August 4, 2013 at 9:40 pm

Well, I have only tried Kale once and my husband and I HATED it. I made it into a salad. OMGosh it was the most awful thing I have ever made. But, I know how very good they are for you and they even have Protein in them…they’re supposed to be like THE super food. So, I bought a bag of small Kale and am going to try crisping them with your recipe. Hopefully, they will taste wonderful. Otherwise, all of you people must like to eat moss and dirt. LOL I’ll let you know how it goes. Thank you.

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284 sweetkaroline24 August 22, 2013 at 1:26 pm

I am growing my own kale and when I started the garden it was to juice the kale. Recently I have been put on a low glycemic diet and I can’t drink kale without an apple! LOL! So, I decided to find a different way to use the kale and I came upon your website. I liked reading your info but I have to tell you my favorite part was watching the video! Fun! I just ate the whole first tray of kale! Yum!!! Thanks for saving my crop!

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285 Pamborden September 5, 2013 at 7:44 pm

Do you know of a way to make green beans crispy? And have you tried the Pampered Chef chip maker?

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286 Linda Krisman October 23, 2013 at 5:32 pm

I wonder what they would taste like it you added vinegar and sea salt. Has anyone tried this?

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287 Square Biz October 30, 2013 at 1:04 am

Thanks for the recipe!! Linda, K., I read your mind and used Himalayan Sea salt, vinegar, Caynne pepper, garlic powder and Turmeric……….good stuff. One thing I learned is if I were to just soak this concoction overnight it would be a scrumptious side dish (less salt). The vinegar will tenderize the.greens, I would also add red onion to this. en salad scrumptious.

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288 Alissa March 11, 2014 at 1:17 pm

Thanks for this recipe! I just posted a blog entry about how much I love my OXO salad spinner and how great it is for drying kale for kale chips. Your entry was the first I came upon for a great kale chips recipe, plus you use the OXO!

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289 Lydia Gable March 12, 2014 at 11:45 am

Kath, Thank you for this recipe! I got kale for the first time from our bountiful basket pickup here in Central TX. I dried the leaves with a towel and put sea salt, olive oil spray, and parmesan on them. (It’s what I had!!) I think 15 minutes was a little too long for some pieces, but I put it on a plate when it was done. I enjoyed them. Only 1 out of my 6 children ate it. Surprisingly, it was my picky eating 4 year old!! I was so surprised. His responses were, “These are good chips! I like vegetables. Just not the dinner kind.” lol Thank you for a recipe I can make to “spoil” one of my kids! (I posted pictures on my FB)

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290 Karissa Oliver March 16, 2014 at 4:58 pm

One kid love it, my husband and I found it tolerable. I should have rotated my pans every few minutes, though, because some were crispy and others not quite. I would’ve enjoyed it more if I’d done that.

Thank you for posting! Like Lydia, I was looking for a way to use my bountiful basket share. :)

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291 Connie March 17, 2014 at 5:33 pm

Just made these a couple of hours ago, simply amazing!!!!!! I am a potato chip freak and these will definitely curb that craving.
Thank you!

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292 Jan March 25, 2014 at 8:35 pm

These are great with crushed red pepper, cracked black pepper, and kosher salt! Yummy!

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293 Spud November 16, 2014 at 9:19 pm

I use ground cashews, lemon juice, cayenne pepper, tahini butter, tamari sauce, and a little honey or agave to sweeten it. I rub it onto the leaves and then put it in the dehydrator. It’s delicious. When it’s crispy, I put in Mason jars with covers and put in the fridge. Sometimes it’s in the fridge for a few weeks and still great. It’s usually not there too long because my husband loves it and so do I.

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294 ariel June 8, 2014 at 5:16 am

hi
can i drie kale naturally,and does it loos any of its nutrition while drieing

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295 Don Hall July 28, 2014 at 6:39 pm

Way good and nutrient wise … my sea salt and spectrum extra virgin olive oil did spark after two minutes … think nutrients flash frozen only in reverse flash cooked! A handful of these INCREDIBLE crisp morsels more than equal a HUGE bowel of raw kale … and less chewing too!

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296 Chris September 8, 2014 at 7:47 pm

Loved these, especially with the parm cheese!

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