Crispy Kale Chips

2015 Kids Recipe Challenge winning recipe: Honourable mention!

Liam, from London, likes these crispy kale chips. It’s a fun way to enjoy this tasty green. Change up the flavours and get creative with spices!

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Cooking Time: 25 minutes

Makes: 4 cups (1 L)


  1. These chips are tasty on their own as a snack but you can also add them to salads or soups for added crunch.


Fresh kale

1 bunch

Lemon juice

2 Tbsp (30 mL)

Extra virgin olive oil

1 Tbsp (15 mL)

Grated Parmesan cheese

1 Tbsp (15 mL)


1/4 Tsp (1 mL) 

Fresh ground pepper

A pinch


1. Wash hands with soap and warm water for at least 20 seconds. Clean all countertops and equipment used for food preparation.

2. Gently rinse kale under cool running water. Cut the stems out and cut leaves into bite sizes pieces; place in a large bowl.

3. Drizzle with lemon juice and oil. Sprinkle with cheese, salt and pepper. Toss well with your washed hands to coat evenly.

4. Spread kale over parchment paper lined baking sheet. Bake in preheated 250°F (121°C) oven for about 25 minutes or until crispy and brown.

Nutrition Information per serving (1 cup/250 mL): 

Calories: 93 kcal

Protein: 4 g

Fat: 5 g

Carbohydrate: 11 g

Fibre: 3 g

Sodium: 189mg


Last Update – April 5, 2024

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