Homemade Potato Chips Recipe: Your Favorite Guilty Pleasure Made Healthy

Healthy Homemade Potato Chips Recipe

Lighten up snack time with these healthy homemade potato chips. They’re just as crispy as the kind from a bag but have less fat and less sodium. Plus it’s easy and inexpensive to make!

You can make these with either russet potatoes or sweet potatoes (if you’re feeling extra healthy!). Russet potatoes are high in vitamin B6, potassium, copper, and vitamin C. Potatoes are low in calories and high in fiber. The most nutrients are in the skin so be sure not to peel.

Sweet potatoes are high in vitamin A, vitamin C, manganese, copper, and pantothenic acid. They have a bit less carbohydrates than russet potatoes which make them a good choice for those who are carb conscious. Sweet potatoes are also an excellent source of beta-carotene which helps maintain healthy skin and eyes.

Make these party-ready by serving them alongside vegan ranch dip or goddess dip. The creamy dips will add even more flavor to this healthy snack and will remind guests of their favorite guilty pleasures, without the guilt!

Healthy Homemade Potato Chips Recipe

Homemade Potato Chips Recipe
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Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 17 minutes

Total Time: 32 minutes

Yield: 6

Calories per serving: 74

Fat per serving: 0.1g

Saturated fat per serving: 0g

Carbs per serving: 16.7g

Protein per serving: 1.8g

Fiber per serving: 2.6g

Sugar per serving: 1.2g

Sodium per serving: 318mg

Trans fat per serving: 0g

Cholesterol per serving: 0mg

Homemade Potato Chips Recipe

Ingredients

  • 3 russet potatoes or sweet potatoes
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • Optional: Dried or fresh chives for garnish

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a baking mat.
  2. Using a vegetable brush, rinse and scrub potatoes under running cool water. Remove any eyes. Pat dry using a paper towel or tea towel.
  3. Using a mandoline, slice the potatoes into 1/8 inch rounds and spread evenly on a baking sheet.
  4. Sprinkle with sea salt and bake for 12 minutes, or until golden and crispy. Remove from heat and let cool for 5 minutes.
  5. Garnish with chives and any additional seasonings, if desired. Enjoy!
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Karissa Bowers is a fashion and food blogger living a compassionate lifestyle. Karissa is the blogger of Vegan À La Mode where she shares her favorite vegan and gluten-free recipes and also her eco-friendly cruelty-free style. Her love for photographing food and her outfits, drove her to develop a passion for photography. After a few years of honing in on her photography skills, Karissa launched her business, Karissa Bowers Photography, where she shoots weddings and portraits. When she’s not taking photos or in the kitchen, you can find Karissa traveling and trying new vegan restaurants.