baked kale chips close up on sheet tray

Crispy (and Healthy!) Baked Kale Chips

  • Author: Aberdeen's Kitchen
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 20 mins
  • Yield: 2-4 1x



  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp coarse salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 large bunch fresh kale


  1. Preheat oven to 325F. Rinse kale thoroughly. Remove the leaves from the tough stems and roughly chop into bite size pieces. Dry with a salad spinner or lightly pat with a paper towel.
  2. Combine kale, olive oil, salt and pepper in a medium size bowl. Toss until kale is fully coated.
  3. Place in a single layer on a cookie sheet. Cook for 15 minutes, rotating the tray around halfway through cooking time (If you are using a convection oven you can skip the rotation.
  4. Remove from oven and let cool for 5 to 10 minutes. Serve at room temperature.