Kale Crisps Recipe

Kale Chips

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The Kale Crisps Recipe is presented in this article.

You want to have fun nibbling that is homemade, unusual and healthy?

Then I have the right recipe for you: Crisps made from kale leaves are a great crispy alternative and a change from potato crisps in a bag. 

Unbelievable but true: Even the green crisps have addictive potential! Try it out and let yourself be surprised by the convincingly fantastic taste.

I wish you a lot of fun making the crisps and nibbling!

1. Recipe Kale Crisps

Here follows the instructions with many photos. Please note the tips after the recipe. You are welcome to send me a cooking question via the comment function at the bottom of the page!

Kale Crisps from the Oven

Cooked, photographed and written down by chef Thomas Sixt.

Servings 2
Calories 108
Total Time 40 Min.
Preparation Time 15 Min.
Cook Time 8 Min.

Simple tutorial on how to make chips from kale.

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Kale Chips
Kale chips from the oven served with yogurt dip.


Kale Crisps

200 g kale (fresh)
2-3 tbs Rapeseed oil (or olive oil)
2 pinches Salt
1 pinch Pepper

For the Dip

60 g yoghurt
1 tsp agave syrup (I use organic quality)
1 tsp turmeric (grounded)
1 tsp sesame seeds
1 pinch Salt
1 pinch Pepper


Kale Crisps

Kale ready to cook
Kale lives up to its name and glows wonderfully green 🙂

Prepare kale

Preheat the oven to 200° C.

Wash, dry and prepare the kale.

Remove the kale stalk

Cut kale

Remove the stalks from the individual kale leaves.

Kale leaves cut to chip size

Perfect size

Cut the “filleted” kale leaves into a pleasant crisp size.

Massage the kale with oil

Marinate kale

Now place the kale in a bowl and add 2 tablespoons of oil.

Mix by hand and distribute the oil well over the leaves.

Season with salt and pepper.

Spread the kale leaves on the baking sheet

Place kale

Spread the prepared leaves well on the baking tray lined with baking paper.

Kale chips from the oven
Kale chips on the baking sheet.

Bake kale

Take the kale crisps out of the oven after 8 minutes and let them cool down.

Make a Dip

Yogurt Dip for Kale Chips
A fresh yogurt dip with turmeric and sesame rounds off the nibbling pleasure

Prepare dip

Prepare a dip from yoghurt, agave syrup, turmeric, sesame, salt and pepper.


Kale Chips with Dip


Drape the crisps on a plate around a bowl of dip.

Bon appetit!

2. Nutritional Values

3. Shopping List and Tips for Cale Crisps

The idea of producing crisps from kale has already been industrially implemented in some countries such as the USA.

Nevertheless, there is nothing like “homemade”! For the healthy snack for you do not need much!

3.1 Shopping list green cabbage chips

For a healthy snack you don’t need much: 

You can certainly add some chili to your chips. Or you can sprinkle some grated parmesan cheese on the cabbage before baking.

Kale crisps fresh from the oven, a natural and healthy crunchy treat

3.2 Shopping List Dip 

I produce a fresh dip for my cabbage crisps consisting of:

A fresh yogurt dip with turmeric and sesame rounds off the nibbling pleasureA fresh yoghurt dip with turmeric and sesame rounds off the nibbling pleasure

4. Interesting Facts About Kale

It doesn’t get any better than this: Kale is on the field in the north of Germany from autumn through winter to spring. Harvesting takes place as required, so that markets, supermarkets and discounters are always supplied fresh.

Because of the plant’s beautiful growth, one also speaks of the palm tree of Northern Germany and this rightly appreciates this vegetable!

Kale also has great properties: It is the vegetable with the highest content of beta-carotene and vitamin C. In addition, kale contains mustard oils and lots of vitamin K.

Kale in the field

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