Pesto kale chips

 
Pesto kale chips
 

I won’t lie to you that kale chips are just like regular potato chips. They’re definitely not the same, but kale chips are still a solid go-to snack. Both are are crunchy, salty, and snack-able.

I like this pesto version to amp up the flavor even further. While the kale chips bake, the pesto dehydrates in the oven and you’re left with concentrated pesto flavor in each bite. And don’t skimp on the salt! I find that’s what makes these addictive.

If you want to make your own pesto for this one, give my basil pesto recipe a try. It doesn’t require pine nuts, which makes it budget friendly, but a jarred version will work here too.

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Pesto kale chips
Ingredients
  • 8 lacinato kale leaves, ribs removed
  • 1/4 cup pesto
Instructions
Pre-heat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Line a baking sheet with parchment.Place the kale leaves on the baking sheet, and massage in the pesto until the kale is evenly coated. Spread the kale out in one layer, so the kale gets crispy and not soggy. Sprinkle a generous pinch of salt over the kale. Bake the chips in the oven for around 15 minutes until crispy. Enjoy warm.