Easy Carrot Chips

Good morning everyone,

We’re always on the lookout for healthy snack foods.  Kale chips, apple chips, carrot chips… all are alternatives to fried, salty potato chips.  These chips are naturally sweet and can be flavoured in any way that you like.  We recommend very little salt, if any.

Easy Carrot Chips

2 large carrots, sliced very thin (1/16″) on a diagonal
2 tablespoons olive oil
Flavourings of your choice:

  • 1 tsp black pepper, 1 teaspoon sea salt, 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp black pepper, 1 teaspoon garlic powder, 1 teaspoon onion powder

Preheat your oven to 425F.  In a bowl, add your sliced carrots, olive oil and seasonings and mix well to coat.  Line several baking sheets with parchment paper or silicone sheets and lay your carrots out on the sheets.  Bake for 10 minutes until the tops are crispy.  Turn them over and bake for another 3 minutes to ensure even cooking.  Set aside to cool.  Store in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks.

Tips

Slicing your carrots on an angle, so that they are nice and long makes preparation much easier and provides for a more substantial “chip”.

Try using a mandolin for even, thin slices.  Even slight variations in thickness can mean the difference between a carrot chip and a burnt carrot chip.

You can skip the olive oil in this recipe all together.  We add it for a little flavour and to ensure that we get sufficient dietary fats in our food.

You can make these chips from sweet potato or potato, as well, using the same method.

Until next time,
Peace and love,
Himmat

 

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