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Baked Parmesan Tuscan Kale Chips

A simple and delicious recipe that’s wonderful for snacks and parties. This recipe is a great way to introduce kale to picky eaters. It’s crispy, crunchy delicious. Enjoy with the whole family!
Course Appetizer, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine American, Italian, Mediterranean
Keyword baked kale chips, kale, parmesan
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Author Pam


  • 1 bunch flat leaf kale
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • coarse sea salt
  • black pepper
  • 2-3 tbsp parmesan cheese


  1. 1.Preheat oven to 325 degrees, line two large cookie sheets with parchment paper. Set aside.

    2.With a sharp knife or paring knife, cut out hard rib from center of kale. You don’t want to use that part of the kale.

    3.Lay cut pieces on parchment paper lined sheets. Brush olive oil over each piece of kale. Sprinkle with sea salt and a very small amount of black pepper if using.

    4.Place in oven and bake for about 10 minutes or until crispy. Take out of oven and sprinkle some parmesan cheese over each leaf. Put back in the oven for another 5 to 10 minutes.

    5.Take out and let sit on pan for a few minutes to cool down just a bit. Place on serving plate and crunch away.