Beet Green Chips

Remember back when I shared my recipe for kale chips, and mentioned that you can use any number of dark, leafy greens for it?

A couple of weekends ago – when I went on my pickled beet making tear – I found myself with the greens from 45 lbs worth of beets, thinking about what a waste it would be to compost them. I decided to see how they worked as chips.

Wonderfully! Not only do these taste great, they’re really pretty! The beet greens roast up in various shades of greens and browns. With the prominent red veining, they look like autumn leaves – probably tasting better than crunchy dead tree leaves, though!

Beet Green Chips Recipe

Beet greens
Olive oil spray
salt

Preheat oven to 350F

Line several cookie sheets with parchment paper, spray with olive oil.

Wash beet greens, and shake/towel/spin dry. Cut the hard “ribs” out of the leaves, leaving long strips of leaves.

Arrange beet greens on cookie sheets, so that they are tightly spaced, but not overlapping. Spray olive oil across the tops, then sprinkle with a little salt.

Bake 1 sheet at a time for 9 minutes, or until completely dry. Cool a little, then enjoy! These are great fresh out of the oven, but can also be put aside for later – IF they last!

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