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The 17 Day Diet Cookbook Recipe: Kale Chips

3 Comments 16 March 2012

KaleChips1_Revised400All hail, kale chips! You’ll no longer need to worry about satisfying cravings for fattening potato chips once you’ve tried these. From The 17 Day Diet Cookbook.

Crunch a few and you’ll never have your hand in a bag of chips again, or at least I hope not!

Ingredients
1 pound kale leaves, washed and dried
Nonstick cooking spray
1/2 teaspoon salt

Directions
1. Position the racks in the top and bottom thirds of the oven; preheat to 375°F.
2. Cut out the thick, center stems from the kale leaves; tear the leaves themselves into ragged 3-inch pieces.
3. Spray two large baking sheets with nonstick cooking spray. Lay the leaf pieces on them in a single layer. Spray the leaves lightly with nonstick cooking spray.
4. Set the trays on the two racks. Bake for 15 minutes. Use tongs to turn the leaves over; reverse the trays top to bottom. Continue baking until crisp, about 15 more minutes. Sprinkle with salt while hot.

Yield : 4 servings

TIP: Make sure the kale leaves are completely dry before you start this recipe.

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Dr. Mike Moreno

    Dr. Mike Moreno is a graduate of the University of California at Irvine and Hahnemann Medical School. Following his residency at Kaiser Permanente in Fontana, California, Dr. Mike moved to San Diego, where he now practices family medicine and serves on the board of the San Diego Chapter of the American Academy of Family Physicians.

    Your Comments

    3 Comments so far

    1. darlene says:

      i got to try this i saw it on the “Talk” last week

    2. Felice Blunt says:

      Position the racks in the top and bottom thirds of the oven; preheat to 375°F.

    3. Misty says:

      Add garlic salt instead of regular salt, yum!


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