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Vegetable Chips: Five healthy and tasty recipes

Pohrustet chips while watching your favorite movie with the whole family - a tempting lesson. The main thing is not to think that this snack does not bring the body to nothing but harm. But homemade chips of vegetables - is another matter.

Let's prepare them. Minimum program

Make vegetable chips really delicious and mouth-watering will help a few tricks. Slices need to be cut as thin as possible. In this we will help a wide sharp knife or a special vegetable cutter. A more expressive flavor of chips give spices: a mixture of hot peppers, paprika or Provencal herbs. It is best to cook vegetable chips in an aerogrill, dryer, dehydrator or oven. For baking choose parchment paper - to her vegetable slices practically do not stick. To make chips evenly roasted, turn out ruddy, crispy and beautiful, spread them on a baking sheet so that they do not come in contact with each other. And do not forget to turn them over periodically. And keep a delicacy, if, of course, the homemade do not eat it at a time, should be in a plastic container, in a cool dry place.

Favorite classics

Potato chips can be seasoned with your any spices and herbs

Let's start with a recipe for vegetable potato chips. We take 5-6 medium potatoes, always smooth, regular in shape and without damage. We clean and cut them into thin circles, rinse them under water to get rid of excess starch. Dry them well on a paper towel, transfer them to a deep bowl, lightly salt, sprinkle with vegetable oil. Stir the slices gently so they are completely covered in oil and not damaged. Cover the baking sheet with baking paper, lightly coat with oil and lay out the potato slices. Preheat the oven to 180-200 ° C and bake the chips until golden brown. At the end, sprinkle them with spiced salt and treat the household.    

Nothing but good

You can make sour cream and dill sauce with vegetable chips

For children, you can cook vegetable chips in a microwave, you can from the same potatoes. The formulation remains unchanged, only the dish with potato slices is placed in a microwave oven, setting the power of 600-750 W. To crimson blush, enough 5-7 minutes. And still it is possible to offer small gourmets chips from zucchini. A small fruit weighing 200-350 g cut into circles of thickness 1-1,5 mm, soak it with a paper towel and dry it. Lubricate each slice with olive oil, sprinkle with salt, ground basil, red pepper or coriander. Although vegetable chips for children can do without spices. We lay the slices on a large dish and send them to the microwave for 5 minutes at maximum power. Supplement them with sauce from sour cream and dill.

Crunchy sweets

An interesting recipe for vegetable chips from beets and carrots

Another great recipe for oven vegetable chips is made with carrots and beets. Peel and cut medium beets and carrots into thin slices, rinse them under water and dry. First, put the slices of beet on a baking sheet with parchment paper, coat each with sunflower oil and sprinkle with spices of your choice. Bake the chips at 165 ° C for 20 minutes, then turn them over and put them in the oven for another 20 minutes. We do the same with the carrot slices, but reduce the baking temperature to 135 ° C. Such a treat will be especially appreciated by those with a sweet tooth. In addition, it is incredibly useful due to the loading dose of carotene, which makes the vision sharper and the heart more enduring.

Chips for losing weight

Spinach Diet Chips

Diet chips are not fiction, but a very real and very interesting snack. Try vegetable chips without spinach oil and see for yourself. We wash 200 g of spinach under water, divide it into leaves and dry. Spread them out evenly on a baking sheet with thick parchment paper. Sprinkle the spinach with salt, pepper and dried basil and put it in an oven preheated to 180 ° C for 7-8 minutes. Let the chips cool properly and only then separate them from the parchment. Spinach Diet Vegetable Chips will delightfully diversify the menu of those who are meticulous about their nutrition. A portion of such a snack will replenish iron stores in the body, raise its tone, and at the same time strengthen the heart and blood vessels.

Spices for joy

Eggplant Chips

For gourmets gravitating towards brighter flavor combinations, you can make spicy eggplant chips. For them we need a marinade. We mix in 3 tbsp. l. balsamic vinegar and olive oil, add a clove of minced garlic, salt and pepper to taste. Cut 2 eggplants into thin slices, put them in a bowl, fill with marinade and refrigerate for 10 hours. Stir the slices gently every 2 hours. Then we put them on a baking sheet with baking paper, pour over the marinade and put them in the oven at 150 ° C for 50-60 minutes. Serve ready-made spicy vegetable chips with sour cream or tomato sauce. Just don't overfeed your household with such a snack. For all its usefulness, it is high in calories.

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