DIY Vegetable Chips


Transform vegetables into a fun and crunchy snack with DIY Vegetable Chips! This healthy alternative to store-bought chips is a great way to encourage kids to enjoy their veggies. Making them at home allows for customization in flavors and ensures a healthier snack with less oil and no additives.

DIY Vegetable Chips

Preparation and Cooking Times

  • Preparation Time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 20-30 minutes (varies based on vegetable)
  • Total Time: 35-45 minutes

Number of Servings and Serving Size

  • Servings: Varies
  • Serving Size: A handful of chips


  • Assorted vegetables (like sweet potatoes, beets, carrots, zucchini), thinly sliced
  • Olive oil, for brushing
  • Salt, to taste
  • Optional seasonings: garlic powder, paprika, or dried herbs

Detailed Method of Preparation

  1. Preheat Oven & Prepare Baking Sheets: Preheat your oven to 180°C (350°F). Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. Slice the Vegetables: Thinly slice the vegetables using a mandoline or a sharp knife for uniform thickness.
  3. Season the Slices: Brush each slice lightly with olive oil and season with salt and optional seasonings.
  4. Bake the Chips: Arrange the slices in a single layer on the baking sheets. Bake until crisp, about 20-30 minutes, flipping halfway through. Keep an eye on them to prevent burning.
  5. Cool and Serve: Let the chips cool on the baking sheet for extra crispiness. Serve once cooled.

Tips for Culinary Success

  • Thin Slices: Ensure the slices are thin for crispier chips.
  • Even Cooking: Rotate the baking sheets and flip the chips for even cooking.
  • Experiment with Flavors: Let kids choose their favorite seasonings to make the chips more exciting.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  • Can I make these chips in an air fryer? Yes, an air fryer can be used. Adjust the cooking time as needed.
  • How do I store homemade vegetable chips? Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to a week.
  • Can I use frozen vegetables? Fresh vegetables are recommended for the best texture and flavor.