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Do your kids crave a crispy, savory snack? At 20 calories per serving, these collard chips provide the crunch kids love along with plenty of nutrition.
1 bunch collard green leaves (about 10-11 leaves)
Sea salt, to taste
Before you begin: Wash your hands.
- Preheat oven to 375ºF.
- Wash collards, remove center stem and rip leaves into chip-size pieces.
- In bowl, coat each piece with cooking spray (or toss with olive oil if preferred).
- Mist baking sheet with cooking spray and arrange collard pieces in single layer.
- Sprinkle with salt.
- Bake for 8-9 minutes, until slightly brown and crisp.
Serving size: 1½ cups
Calories: 20; Total fat: 0g; Saturated fat: 0g; Trans fat: 0g; Sodium: 110mg; Total carbohydrate: 4g; Dietary fiber: 2g; Protein: 2g; Vitamin A: 90%; Vitamin C: 40%; Calcium: 10%
Dawn Jackson Blatner, RDN, CSSD, is a registered dietitian nutritionist and author.
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