Foolproof Kale Chips Three Ways

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Foolproof Kale Chips Three Ways

50 minutes
Calories 150kcal


  • 1 bunch kale (green or red, stems removed, 200 g/ 7.1 oz)
  • 1 tablespoon ghee (green or red, stems removed, 200 g/ 7.1 oz)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt (green or red, stems removed, 200 g/ 7.1 oz)
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese


  • Preheat the oven to low, 115 °C/ 240 °F.
  • Remove the stems and tear or chop into large-bite-sized pieces.
  • Don't make them too small, they'll shrink a bit while baking.
  • Wash the kale thoroughly.
  • Place in a salad spinner to remove excess moisture.
  • Make sure you drain it completely (paper towel works best).
  • If you don't dry it enough, it will get soggy.
  • Pour in the melted ghee ...
  • ...
  • and "massage" into the kale leaves evenly.
  • Mix the seasoning (if used): Curried or ...
  • Other seasonings: Smoky paprika or Mediterranean.
  • If making Mediterranean kale chips, do not add the Parmesan at this point - it will be added at the end of the baking process.
  • Sprinkle the salt and seasoning over the kale leaves and mix using your hands until the seasoning covers the kale from all sides.
  • Spread in a single layer on a baking sheet lined with baking paper and transfer into the oven.
  • If you don't want to get messy, simply place the kale into a ziploc bag, add the seasoning and shake well.
  • Bake for 20 minutes, then turn the baking sheet round to ensure even cooking.
  • Place back in the oven and bake for 20 more minutes (total of 40 minutes).
  • If making Mediterranean kale chips, add the Parmesan cheese for the last 5-10 minutes of the baking process.
  • Simply sprinkle the Parmesan cheese on top of the kale chips.
  • When done, remove from the oven and set aside to cool down for 5 minutes.
  • After the kale cools down completely, place it in an airtight container and store at room temperature.
  • Enjoy!


Calories: 150kcal

Originally posted 2019-02-20 17:40:05.

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