Making Healthy Homemade Crisps with Root Peelings
You can make healthy homemade crisps a entire potato or sweet potato with a spiralizer.
Potato and Sweet Potato Root Crisps ingredients for two.
The amount of potatoes you use depends on how many you are cooking for – one spiralized potato can produce a lot of crisps. Remember to wash your root vegetables first.
- 2 sweet potatoes
- 2 potato
- Baking tray
- Foil or baking parchment
- Fry Light or olive oil
- Seasoning: paprika, sea salt, ground pepper
Appliance you will need to make the crisps.
I warn you, it is fiddly because of the irregular shape of the potato but hang in there. I purchased my spirilizer from Tesco Outlet on eBay. It cost me £12.99 (Summer 2018 price)
How to make Healthy Homemade Root Crisps
- Line a baking tray with foil or baking parchment
- Spray the surface with Fry Light or a dribble of olive oil
- Peel each potato and store the peelings in the fridge to make root crisps
- Use the spirilizer – the finished result will be a string of crisps
- When you have finished, you will need to separate into crisp sections which admittedly is tedious. Lay on an unlined baking tray
- Using kitchen roll, pat dry the crisps to remove any moisture
- Lay the dried crisps onto a lined baking tray but as one layer
- Add more Fry Light or drizzle olive oil over the crisps
- Space the crisps evenly on the tray and add seasoning of your choice
- Mix again and add more seasoning if desired
- Space evenly on the tray and put on the middle shelf at 200 degrees Celsius. There is an option to microwave these and they do appear more crisp-like but as you need to cook as one layer, it takes forever
- You must keep checking on these, Turn every ten minutes
- Eat straight away whilst crunchy as if left they will soften
What are the benefits of potatoes?
- Sweet potato are rich in fibre, vitamins and minerals
- Potato contain lots of fibre
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