Homemade Sweet Potato Chips

Homemade Sweet Potato ChipsHappy Earth Day!

The first thing I thought of when planning out what to share with you today was homemade potato chips. I guess the only reasoning I can think of is the potatoes come straight from the earth. Meh?

I’ve never actually grown potatoes, but I’ve grown potato vines…and if you’ve ever pulled up the roots there’s a little potato (I’m not sure if it’s edible or not) under there!

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Okay…back to these chips.

The lightly sweetness of the potatoes combined with the sea salt sprinkled on top, makes for an exceptional snack.

I literally ate sweet potato chips for lunch for two days. It’s a vegetable, right? 😉

Anyway. I hope that your Earth Day is fabulous and you do some good, old fashioned planting today!

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Homemade Sweet Potato Chips


  • 1-2 sweet potatoes, peeled
  • 1/4-1/2 cup olive oil
  • course sea salt, to taste


  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F.
  2. Using a mandoline, carefully thinly slice the potatoes.
  3. In a large bowl, toss the potatoes in the olive oil, covering both sides.
  4. Closely lay the potatoes together on a baking sheet covered in a silpat mat. (The potatoes will shrink in the oven.)
  5. Sprinkle with the salt.
  6. Bake for 10 minutes.
  7. Flip the potatoes over.
  8. Bake for another 3-10 minutes, watch carefully so they don’t burn.
  9. Immediately take them off of the baking sheet and onto a cooling rack to cool and dry completely.
  10. They are best enjoyed immediately, but store in an airtight container.

Servings: 2 cups of chips

Homemade Sweet Potato Chips-2P.S. I made some awesome and classic ants on a log for Blissfully Domestic if you’d like to hop over to that post!

See, aren’t they pretty?!?

Ants on a Log


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