Baked Kale Chips Recipe – 1 Points +

Baked Kale Chips

If you haven’t tried a Baked Kale Chips Recipe yet, you are really missing out! When you are craving something crunchy and salty, this is a MUCH healthier alternative to potato chips, Pop Chips or popcorn. I admit that I was a bit reluctant to believe that roasted kale would actually taste good, but I was pleasantly surprised and I’ve been a fan of baked kale chips ever since. I also love that these are a kid friendly veggie. My 3 year old son gobbles these down, which says a LOT! If a picky toddler eats them, then they’ve got to taste good, right? They are easy and cheap to make, and each 1 cup serving is just 1 Points +. Which means you don’t have to fee guilty about mindlessly eating them while watching TV at night :). So the next time you are thinking about grabbing a bag of potato chips, just make this Baked Kale Chips Recipe instead, and save yourself a ton of Weight Watchers Points Plus, while still feeling satisfied.

Baked Kale Chips Recipe

A delicious and healthy alternative to potato chips, this Baked Kale Chips Recipe has all the crunch and flavor you crave but for just 1 Points + per cup.

Ingredients

  • 1 large bunch of fresh kale leaves
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • Light misting of olive oil

Instructions

  1. Preheat an oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Line a non-insulated cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  3. With a knife or kitchen shears carefully remove the leaves from the thick stems and tear into bite size pieces.
  4. Wash and thoroughly dry kale with a salad spinner. Pat excess water with a paper towel.
  5. Lightly spray kale with olive oil from an oilve oil mister and sprinkle with seasoning salt.
  6. Bake until the edges brown but are not burnt, 10 to 15 minutes.

Preparation time: 10 minute(s)

Cooking time: 15 minute(s)

Diet type: Vegan

Diet tags: Low calorie, Reduced fat, Reduced carbohydrate

Number of servings (yield): 2

Culinary tradition: USA (General)

Entire recipe makes 2 servings
Serving size is about 1 cup
Each serving = 1 Points +

PER SERVING: 44 calories; 1g fat; 7g carbohydrates; 2g protein; 3g fiber

Comments

  1. I was very skeptical but I tried them.  No thanks….not for me.

  2. Hi!  I am new to weight watchers and still trying to figure out the points, especially how fruits and vegetables are “free.”  If Kale is a vegetable and if you are using minimal olive oil, wouldn’t this be a zero point snack?  Thanks for the info.  I can’t wait to try your recipe!! :-)

    • Melissa,

      Yes, it is minimal oil – one point or zero points won’t really matter!  Nobody joins WW because they ate too many kale chips., if you know what i mean!   WW Points Plus program is great – I’ve lost 60 lbs since April!  Good Luck to you – I hope you have the same success!  :)

  3. The ingredients say “sea” salt, but the directions say “seasoning” salt, so I’m not sure which to use!?!?

  4. Melanie G says:

    Love kale chips.  I use an italian seasoning when baking to add a bit more flavour.  YUM!  Going to add it to my shopping list for the weekend  :)

  5. I finally tried them and they were great. I bought some more kale to make them again. I was really surprised but I love them :)

  6. I keep seeing people talk about kale chips on weight loss message boards.  I have to admit, they sound odd to me, but I’m intrigued!  I’m going to have to try some ASAP!

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