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Zesty Italian Kale Chips

Zesty Italian Kale Chips Recipe from Down to Earth Organic and Natural

Yield: 
6 - 8 cups

Updated: Mon, 05/13/2019 - 9:05pm

Ingredients: 
  • 2 bunches kale
  • 1 cup sunflower seeds or raw cashews, soaked for 20 minutes
  • 3 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 Tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 lemons, juiced
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 3 Tablespoons diced red onion
  • ½ cup chopped black olives
  • 2 Tablespoons dried parsley
  • 2 Tablespoons dried basil leaves
  • ½ cup nutritional yeast
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • ½ teaspoon chili pepper flakes
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • ¼ cup nutritional yeast, for garnish

Special materials: Dehydrator

Instructions: 
  1. Wash kale and remove stems, keeping leaves in large pieces. Place in a large bowl.
  2. Place all remaining ingredients except nutritional yeast garnish in a food processor or blender and blend to form a creamy marinade.
  3. Pour marinade over kale and completely coat, using hands. Be careful not to break leaves.
  4. Sprinkle nutritional yeast garnish over kale.
  5. Place kale in a dehydrator at 105˚ degrees for 12 hours until crispy. Enjoy!