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Kale Chip Adventure (pics)

Friday, April 22, 2011

I've been wanting to try making the kale chips for a while and I finally did so today.
They're really easy. Cut or pull the leafy part off the thick stem and arrange on a cookie sheet or a big piece of foil. Spray with a little canola or olive oil and then sprinkle with a little salt or seasoning of your choice- I used Spike seasoning on mine because it's low sodium. Bake at around 325 degrees- but don't go to far away because they cook really quick.
And the results?...They were really good! A little on the delicate side so not to easy to dip in my home made fat free dip.
On a scale from 1-10 I'd say they're a 7.5

Before I put them in the oven:


Finished:
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SUNGIRL822 3/6/2013 3:02PM

  Thanks, I've been thinking about making them. The pictures are helpful :)

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CHARLEYGIRL5 2/8/2013 9:12AM

    Thank I've been intimidated about making these, and now I see how easy thanks to your blog post.

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1GROVES2 1/28/2013 3:06PM

    Thanks for this and the pictures...I`m going to try them....although I know they will not taste lke my "yellow bag potato chipe", but then again ,what does?
LOL
:)
Margaret

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SAHASARA 10/23/2012 10:38AM

    Instead of dipping them I find it easier to take a spoon and dip it then drizzle on top or barely touch one with a little dip....

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EOWYN2424 2/25/2012 12:51AM

    how do they taste like?

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MEWHENRYSMAMA 2/24/2012 5:46PM

    Thank you!

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COOKWITHME65 9/2/2011 9:06AM

    I have heard of these but never tried. I'll have to add it to my list when I see some fresh kale at the market. Thanks for sharing.

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CBAILEYC 7/30/2011 9:44PM

    I've been wanting to try this but never took the time to find out how to do kale chips. This looks so simple! Thanks for that.
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SJ4TH90 5/27/2011 2:32PM

    I've only purchased raw Kale chips with mock cheese which were dehydrated. Tasty, good for you and also very expense, over $10 for an ounce or two. I might have to try make them myself, in the oven or dehydrator. Thanks for the recipe.

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GOOSIEMOON 5/7/2011 7:01AM

    I've been making kale chips for a few years now. Kale is such an amazing veggie in terms of nutrition and we plant it in our garden, so for 4-5 months of the year it is virutally free!

It lasts in the garden well into December here in Wisconsin (the leaves don't freeze until it gets well below zero).

Yum!

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MARIE4950 4/28/2011 2:20PM

    Are they crunchy? What is the idea behind them?

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BEACHGIRL76 4/27/2011 4:05PM

    Looks great! I'll have to try them, thanks!

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KINSBAILE 4/25/2011 9:24AM

    Sounds excellent!

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CAPTHAMMER 4/23/2011 11:22AM

    Saw these on Hungry Girl. Guess it makes sense that they'd be a little delicate but that's good to new.
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41SUSAN14 4/23/2011 2:20AM

    Kale Chips?

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HEYRED221 4/22/2011 8:30PM

    look good. I gotta try them.

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PUDLECRAZY 4/22/2011 7:22PM

    I love kale chips. the only thing bad about them is that they disappear almost the moment they come out of the oven.

Yours look scrumptious!

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THISYEARSMODEL 4/22/2011 7:20PM

    Congrats! If it's easier for you, I do them according to Jacques Pepin's method, which is like yours but uses a temp of 275-300 degrees F so they don't turn black.

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MOONLIGHTKISS 4/22/2011 5:08PM

  My friend made some in her food dehydrater. I'd never had them before but they were interesting. Do they retain all their nutrients this way?

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