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Snack of the week: spicy chard crisps

A little crunch by Laura Bashar, photo credit Family Spice



  • 10 chard leaves
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • A pinch of salt
  • A pinch of chili powder


  1. Preheat oven to 130ºC
  2. Remove stem and cut into 2-inch pieces
  3. Place cut leaves in one layer on a baking sheet and toss with olive oil
  4. Season with salt and chili
  5. Bake for 20 minutes, then turn leaves over and bake for an additional 20 minutes.
  6. Let chard crisps cool and serve.