Kale chips are crisp like potato chips and can be flavored with a variety of rubs. Some suggestions are barbecue rubs, salt, dill or perhaps apple cider vinegar. You may even find a rub that the children will approve. Kale chips are a great idea for school lunches. Apple chips and banana chips are also a great alternative to store bought potato chips. If you do not have a dehydrator, the kale chips can be baked at a low temp in an oven for approximately 10 hours.
- Olive Oil
- Choice of rub
- Remove the kale leaves from the stalk and dispose of the stalks.
- Wash kale leaves and shake well to remove excess water.
- Place kale leaves on one end of a towel. Fold the other end back over the kale leaves to soak up additional water.
- Place kale leaves in a large mixing bowl.
- Sprinkle with olive oil.
- Rub salt, barbecue rub, dill or apple cider vinegar onto kale leaves as desired.
- Place in food dehydrator for 8 hours at 115 degrees.
- If no food dehydrator is available, place leaves on a baking sheet in oven at low setting for approximately 10 hours.
- Allow to cool and serve alone, with dip or place in food storage bags for later consumption.
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