Baked Kale Chips

By Greta Macaire, MA, RD, CSO

Our dietitian Greta Macaire, MA, RD. CSOhas selected the following recipe. Be sure to check out our online video library of our nutrition workshops. 


  • 1 bunch kale
  • Olive oil spray
  • 1 tsp sea salt


  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  3. With your hands or kitchen shears, remove the leaves from the thick stems and tear into bite-size pieces.
  4. Wash and thoroughly dry kale with a salad spinner.
  5. Spray kale with olive oil and sprinkle with sea salt.
  6. Bake until the edges are brown, being careful not to burn, around 10-15 minutes.

Try experimenting with other flavorings like onion or garlic powder, tamari, or nutritional yeast (gives a nice, cheesy flavor).

Makes 6 servings. Per serving: Calories: 58; Total fat: 2.8 g; Protein: 2.5 g; Fiber: 1.5 g; Sodium: 185 mg

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