Mona’s Family Favorites: Not only is kale one of the most nutrient-dense vegetables out there, I also have an amazing little secret. When roasted, kale crisps up just like a potato chip! And did we mention that it tastes great as well? These chips truly are a snack you can feel good about eating! You will be amazed!

Crispy Kale Chips
 
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Recipe type: Satisfying Snacks
Makes: 3 Snack portions
Ingredients
  • 1 bunch kale, washed and dried
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 ½ tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
Directions
  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. Remove the leaves from the stems of the kale and break into bite-size pieces. Discard stems.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, toss the kale pieces in a mixture of the olive oil, salt, pepper, and garlic powder to coat.
  4. Spread the coated kale pieces on a sheet pan in a single layer and bake for 15 minutes, or until the edges of the kale have browned.
  5. Sprinkle the baked kale with Parmesan cheese, and let cool for 5 minutes before serving.
Perfect Portion Crispy Kale Chips

HELPFUL TIP: Kitchen scissors make quick (and very precise) work of removing the kale leaves from the stems.
Serving size: 1 cup Calories: 100