Skip the potato chips and opt for something tastier and made from veggies: Carrot Chips. It’s a tasty alternative to junk food.
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The big game is in a couple weeks and you know what that means: snacks.
It all sounds very delicious for the first big get together post-New Year’s. But I can’t afford to eat them. I really need to stay on track and make good decisions in the kitchen. If I don’t, there’s no way I’m fitting into my wedding dress.
So instead of potato chips, I wanted to find an alternative. I decided I would make carrot chips.
Homemade Baked Carrot Chips Recipe
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Homemade Baked Carrot Chips Ingredients:
How To Make Carrot Chips:
Pre-heat the oven to 375 F.
Wash the carrots.
Using a mandolin, slice the carrots.
Drizzle olive oil over the carrots. Sprinkle with salt.
Toss to combine.
Spread the carrot chips over a cookie sheet.
Bake for 25 minutes.
These aren’t going to crisp up like potato chips because they’re baked, not fried. I was hoping they would, but it never happened. No matter. They were great and just as addictive as potato chips … and that’s what I was looking to combat.
Four carrots made what I would consider to be one serving, so you definitely need a lot of carrots if you’re not the only one avoiding potato chips.
- 4 carrots
- 1 teaspoon olive oil
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- Pre-heat the oven to 375 F.
- Wash the carrots.
- Using a mandolin, slice the carrots.
- Drizzle olive oil over the carrots. Sprinkle with salt.
- Toss to combine.
- Spread the carrot chips over a cookie sheet.
- Bake for 25 minutes.
These aren’t going to crisp up like potato chips because they’re baked, not fried. So don't overbake them looking for the crisp.
Amount Per Serving Calories 104Total Fat 5gSaturated Fat 1gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 4gCholesterol 0mgSodium 636mgCarbohydrates 15gFiber 6gSugar 6gProtein 1g
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