Dressed-Up Kale Chips


Dressed-Up Kale Chips

Get your kids to eat their greens by making these simple kale chips! Choose from an array of toppings to create a gourmet treat that's totally your own.


  • 1 bunch kale

  • 1 tbsp olive oil

  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt

Optional toppings

  • roasted sesame seeds

  • finely grated Parmesan

  • ground paprika

  • chili powder

  • flaxseeds

  • nutritional yeast

  • brown sugar

  • taco seasoning

  • lemon zest, or lime zest


  • Preheat oven to 250F. Line baking sheets with parchment paper.

  • Remove stems and tough ribs from kale. Tear into 2-3 inch pieces. Wash and dry very well.Transfer to a large bowl and drizzle with olive oil and salt. Gently massage the kale, being sure to coat all leaves evenly.

  • Lay the kale on the prepared baking sheets in a single layer. Sprinkle with desired toppings.

  • Bake for 10 minutes. Rotate sheets and bake for 10 to 12 more minutes, or until kale is crisp but not brown. Remove from oven and allow to cool for 5 minutes.

See how to make this recipe with ways kids can help in our short video below!

This article was originally published on Aug 18, 2014

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