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Veggie Chips

Hey everyone!

Today is my day of rest which means it is time to get to cooking. I got to thinking about it, and I think it would be a good idea to start giving credit to the “pinner” as well as the source of the pin. From now on I will also let you know who the pin came from. I will not supply links to their personal board though.

Today I’m telling you about Zucchini Chips via Sarah Jane on Pinterest. The recipe comes from Vittles and Bits. She has a lot of really delicious looking dishes on her site.

I did not have any zucchini on hand but I had plenty of squash for a future side dish of fried squash which my family loves. I also used a different spray oil than the canola oil she called for. Other than that, I did everything that she called for on her website. If you go to her site, everything is described perfectly. In a nutshell, you slice one zucchini really thin, spray a foil lined pan, lay out slices on the foil, spray again, season lightly. It was really simple aside from the fact that I do not have a mandolin slicer so I had to do it all by hand. For the seasoning I used a Greek seasoning. It is one of those pre-made spices that tastes good on everything and you can never have too much of it. My younger brother swears by it when cooking… When he cooks something other than bacon that is.

Veggie Chips (adapted from Vittles and Bits: Zucchini Chips)

  • 1 yellow squash
  • cooking spray (I use Smart Balance)
  • seasoning (I use Cavender’s All Purpose Greek Seasoning)

Preheat your oven to 225 degrees. Line a baking sheet with foil, and spray with the cooking spray.

Slice the squash into thin slices, about as thick as a quarter. You can use a mandolin slicer or slice them by hand like I did. However if you slice them by hand you might end up with some that were a little too crispy and others that were not crispy enough.

Lay out slices on prepared baking sheet, and spray tops lightly with more cooking spray. Sprinkle with whatever seasonings you choose. Remember that less is more when seasoning these chips. They will shrink so i little will become a lot.

Place in preheated oven and bake 40 minutes. Rotate baking sheet, and bake an additional 20-40 minutes, until chips are browned and crisped to your liking. They are best eaten when done because if they sit out too long they may become soft again.

These chips tasted so good. I will definitely make them again. The only down side was that they took so long to make. They are not a quick meal dish at all.

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March 3, 2013 Posted by | Recipes | , , , | 1 Comment