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Baked Root Chips with Buttermilk-Parsley Dipping Sauce

Baked root chips with buttermilk-parsley dipping sauce are the best things that have come out of your oven since sliced bread.

Baked Root Chips with Buttermilk-Parsley Dipping Sauce

This won’t come as a shocker, but I prefer acquiring kitchen appliances over all other things in life. Cars? Purses? Shoes? Foggedaboutit. But a nice whatchamacallit to facilitate my kitchen musings? I’m down.

It’s true. I haven’t exactly contributed to luring our economy out of the pits of depression via my wildly outrageous spending habits. I will, however, slice up some veggies and roast them in the bakery oven for the mad peeps.

A few weeks ago, I purchased a mandolin slicer – – – > a De Buyer Kobra Slicer to be exact (not sponsored). With smooth, sleek efficiency, it slices thinly, evenly, sexily. I’ve never seen such a perfectly sliced vegetable.

What do you do with a perfectly sliced vegetable, you ask (in your best Sherlock Holmes voice…whatever that sounds like)? You make chips out of them!!

Baked Root Chips with Buttermilk-Parsley Dipping Sauce

I certainly hope you’ve been craving roots because between Monday’s Roasted Beets with Orange-Tahini Dressing and these root chips, you’ve got great bunches of root vegetables flying at your face from all angles!

Have you had yourself a root chip? Do you like things that go snap, crackle, pop? Do you like a good hippity dippity?  Great! These crispy oven-baked root chips with dipping sauce are your jam!

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Baked Root Chips with Buttermilk-Parsley Dipping Sauce

Baked Root Chips

Yield: 4 Servings
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

Homemade chips made with root vegetables are a nutritious alternative to regular store-bought chips!

Ingredients

Buttermilk Dipping Sauce:

For the Root Chips:

Instructions

Prepare the Buttermilk Dipping Sauce:

  1. In a small bowl, whisk all ingredients for the dipping sauce together until combined. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use. Note: the sauce will thicken as it sits in the refrigerator.

Make the Chips:

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Whisk together the oil, dried thyme, garlic powder, ground cumin and salt in a small bowl.
  3. Peel all of the root vegetables and use a mandoline slicer to slice them 1/8-inch thick. (You can also slice them thinly using a sharp knife, but be very careful, as roots tend to be difficult to cut.)
  4. Use a brush to lightly coat both sides of each chip with oil, then place the slices on an oven-safe wire rack, making sure the slices do not overlap. Place the wire racks on 2 baking sheets. (If you don’t have enough wire racks or baking sheets, you can make the chips in 2 batches.)
  5. Place the baking sheets in the oven and bake the roots until golden-brown and crispy. Check on the roots every few minutes once they have been baking for 20 minutes; remove any chips that are brown and crisp and return the rest to the oven until they’re all done baking.
  6. Serve fresh out of the oven with buttermilk-parsley dipping sauce. Store any leftovers in a sealed bag or container - note that chips will not stay crispy after they have sat for a while.
Nutrition Information
Yield 4 Serving Size 1 grams
Amount Per Serving Unsaturated Fat 0g
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