Jalapeno Cheddar Kale Chips

  • Ready In: 1-8 hours (Depending on method of preparation)
  • Servings: 8
  • Serving Size: 1-2 cups
Jalapeno Cheddar Kale Chips
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Ingredients List:

  • 4-5 cups curly kale
  • 2 cups Eatnuts.com Raw Sunflower Seeds
  • ¼ cup nutritional yeast
  • 1 jalapeno
  • ½ to 1 cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup water (if needed)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 lemons, juiced
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1 tablespoon turmeric
  • You might be wondering how to make the best-ever kale chips. No need to look any further as this is a delicious and easy kale recipe. It is a myth that the only way to make kale chips is by dehydrating kale when you can learn how to bake kale chips using an oven. You can also learn how to make raw kale chips, and to add some spice try out this Jalapeño Cheddar Kale Chips recipe.


    1. Clean kale thoroughly and remove the curly kale from the stems; throw the stems away. Place kale leaves in a large bowl and set aside.

    2. Put all remaining ingredients in a high powered blender such as a Vitamix machine. Start the blender on low speed, gradually increasing to the highest speed. Blend well to a smooth consistency. Add extra water, lemon, oil, and salt as needed until it becomes the perfect flavor and texture for you.

    3. Using gloves, pour the mixture on top of the kale. Massage the mixture into the kale until it is fully covered in the sauce.

    4. If you are using an oven: Preheat oven to 250 degrees. Put kale on baking sheets and place in the oven for approximately 30 minutes. Bake until the chips are crispy.

    5. If using a dehydrator: Place prepared kale on Teflex sheets and put into the dehydrator. Leave at 115 degrees for approximately 8 hours or until kale is completely crisp.

    These Jalapeno Cheddar Kale Chips taste similar to regular spicy chips but are lighter in texture. The sunflower seed cheese sauce has a cheddar flavor, and the jalapeño gives it a little kick. It’s the perfect amount of heat that puts a smile on your face, making you want to eat more!

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