Garlic Kale Chips Baked
Garlic kale chips baked are garlic, salty chips that crisp up in the oven leaving bite size pieces for you to enjoy!
You cannot stop at just eating one! These are a low calorie nutritious snack that taste similar to a potato chip.
They are great for lunch boxes, parties and just driving around town picking up kids!
These will bring on a good conversation piece too when waiting in line any where. Beware, they won’t last long in your hand.
When first making these kale chips I was a little hesitant that I was even going to like them let alone LOVE them.
They almost look too healthy to be any good.
I just took the plunge and stuffed a chip in my mouth and started chewing.
It was crispy, crunchy and delicious!!
These are such a fun way to get your greens. And tasty too.
I knew my kiddos would be hesitant to try these, but let me tell you, once they took a bite, it was no holds barred.
They totally dug in and enjoyed them.
I am so glad that we have another winner to add to the “healthy” snack category.
These kale chips are so easy to make and my kids are starting to request them now that school is back in. They are healthy with a kick of salty flavor to make these chips irresistible!
What you need to make Kale chips
Perfecting this kale chip was a MUST for me! I knew I had to do it for myself as well as my kids.
I only had one shot to impress them with these kale chips and I didn’t want to blow it.
I knew they needed to have that salty taste like a potato chip but also needed more flavor with it.
Garlic is a favorite of mine and I went to town making just this simple and easy recipe.
It came together flawlessly and I couldn’t be happier. The first bite my kids took was all thumbs up and I couldn’t be happier.
Now, we choose these over buying potato chips. Healthier and cheaper!!
- Head of kale: the most important part of a kale chip. Cut into chunks of chip like pieces.
- Olive oil: this helps crisp up the chips as well as binds the garlic salt to each chip.
- Garlic salt: flavorful salty chip flavor with a hint of garlic.
- Minced garlic: add some extra garlic flavor.
How to make kale chips
Snacking is going to become fun again with these easy to make baked garlic kale chips.
They are a garlicky crunch in every bite and you can feel good about eating a whole bag at once!
Tasty and flavorful plus wonderfully healthy!
- Ziplock bag: Place the oil, garlic salt, and garlic into a gallon size ziplock bag.
- Cut into pieces: Clean kale and break into “chip” sized pieces, remove the center stalk. Put kale in bag.
- Shake: coating cake with oil and seasoning.
- Lay out the kale chips: Spread into single layer on baking sheet.
- Bake: Bake at 325 for 15- 20 minutes. Bake until the edges start to turn brown, but be careful not to burn it. You want it to be crispy. Adjust time for your oven, and thickness of Kale.
Are baked kale chips good for you?
Baked kale chips are a great healthy Whole30 substitute for potato chips with less calories, less carbs and less fat.
Kale chips have been popular for more than a decade, but their addictive crunchy texture doesn’t get old!
They are a low calorie, low carb and low fat snack that are also loaded with lots of nutrients.
How do you store kale chips?
To store kale chips properly, place them in an airtight container after they’ve cooled down from being baked.
Seal the container and keep it at room temperature for a week, where they’ll last for up to a week.
How do kale chips stay crispy?
The longer you bake kale chips the crispier they are. Store them in an airtight container or ziplock bag and they will stay fresh and crispy for 5 to 7 days.
Tips for making kale chips:
- These kale chips are foolproof. By baking at a low temperature for a longer period of time, the kale gets crispy without browning or burning, yielding perfect chips every time.
- This recipe is versatile and can be modified to include whatever flavors or seasonings you prefer.
Need more healthy snack ideas? Here are some!
- Healthy Protein Peanut Butter Cups
- Smoothie Recipes
- Healthy Pineapple Dole Whip
- Toffee Brickle Cookie Dough Bites
- Snacking with Nature Box
Garlic Kale Chips- Baked
- 1 head of kale cleaned and torn into "chip" size pieces
- 2 tsp olive oil
- 1 tsp garlic salt
- 2 tsp minced garlic
- Put the oil, garlic salt, and garlic into a gallon size ziploc bag.
- Clean kale and break into "chip" sized pieces, remove the center stalk.
- Put kale in bag.
- Shake coating cake with oil and seasoning.
- Spread into single layer on baking sheet.
- Bake at 325 for 15- 20 minutes. Bake until the edges start to turn brown, but be careful not to burn it. You want it to be crispy. Adjust time for your oven, and thickness of Kale.
Our recipe card software calculates these nutrition facts based on averages for the above ingredients, different brands, and quality of produce/meats may have different nutritional information, always calculate your own based on the specific products you use in order to achieve accurate macros for this recipe.