Margaret’s Specialty Kale Chips In Oven

Kale Chips In Oven

When I heard that my five-year-old granddaughters requested their mother’s kale chips in oven recipe for their special birthday meal, I knew I needed to learn how to make them!

green veggie

Easy Green Veggie Recipe


The recipe is super simple:

  • Three ingredients (four if you add the optional Parmesan cheese)
  • Five minutes to prep
  • Ten minutes to cook

Click on the video below to watch or listen to instructions for the kale chips in oven recipe.



Kale Chips In Oven Recipe

kale chips in oven

Kale Chips In Oven

Crispy kale chips good enough for a child's birthday dinner
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Servings 3
Calories 190 kcal


  • 4 cups raw kale
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 tsp salt


  • Wash the kale and remove the stiff rib from the middle of the leaves
  • Tear into pieces onto an oiled baking sheet
  • Pour olive oil over and massage oil into leaves
  • Sprinkle salt over oiled leaves
  • If desired, sprinkle with Parmesan cheese (optional)
  • Bake in pre-heated 400 degree oven until crispy, about ten minutes


Calories: 190kcalCarbohydrates: 4gProtein: 3gFat: 19gSaturated Fat: 3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 13gSodium: 823mgPotassium: 311mgFiber: 4gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 8924IUVitamin C: 83mgCalcium: 228mgIron: 2mg
Keyword kale chips in oven, green veggies, greenveggy
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How to Cook Vegetables


Do you resist cooking vegetables? Does it seem…too hard…messy…not worth the trouble?

It could be you’ve got the idea there are only three ways to eat green vegetables:

  • Boil them till they’re dead. (Very common if you grew up in the southern United States.)
  • Have salads every day.
  • Blend them in smoothies.

Nothing wrong with any of these, but there are other ways! That’s what I’ve shown in a recent series of cooking videos on how to cook vegetables. If you missed the earlier ones, check out:

How to cook vegetables is a skill you can enjoy without spending hours in the kitchen.

Green Veggie Health Benefits


Green veggies are a good source of beta carotene, which is associated with lower levels of a blood indicator of inflammation called C-reactive protein. C-reactive protein in turn is linked to less accumulation of abdominal fat https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/26256894/

A study published in the journal Neurology found that a diet containing approximately one serving of green leafy vegetables per day is associated with slower age-related cognitive decline. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/29263222/

How to Make Vegetables More Flavorful


Post a comment below, and tell me your favorite tip. I’d love to learn from you!

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