Spicy Nacho Kale Chips

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These are so yummy! && they are quick to whip up a little like popcorn. My husband says “I want a snack” and I say “Hey how about some kale chips” and there you have it I just make a batch of yummy crispy nuggets of love! 

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Add your oil and hand mix it all up it’s that easy!

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Let’s be honest here I didn’t think I’d like kale chips they scared me like they’d taste like dirt or whatever. The hubster bought a bag of store bought kale chips and I tried them well let’s just say it wasn’t love at first nibble, but there was something that had my hand keep reaching in the bag. Then I had an epiphany I could make these and they’d totally be yummy.

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Guess what? 
They totally were yummy and so much better especially warm and crispy. Here is my recipe that was SO good! 
 
Spicy Nacho Kale Chips 

  • ½ bag organic green kale or (~10 large leaves) with stems removed 
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil 
  • 5 tablespoons nutritional yeast 
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder 
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder 
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder 
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric 
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt 
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground chipotle pepper 

 
Directions: 

  • Preheat oven to 300. 
  •  Pour on the olive oil, and use your hands to massage the olive oil into each leaf. 
  • Combine remaining ingredients in a small bowl, then pour over the kale, and use your hands to mix the spices among all of the leaves. 

Spread the kale in a single layer on a large parchment-lined cookie sheet. Bake for 12 minutes, turn the cookie sheet, and bake for another 14 minutes. Let sit on the cookie sheet for 2-3 minutes before enjoying.

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ENJOY!

*UPDATE- You want to eat these fresh out of the oven. They lose all crispyness when they get cold just like popcorn is icky when cold. I wouldn’t suggest making in big batches to save leftovers.

lindylur

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