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Thread: Red Beet 'chips'

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    Red Beet 'chips'

    On my travels, at a small country store, looking for snacks on the road, I found Red Beet Chips. Well, snacking in the car isn't always the healthiest, so I decided to try these. Who would ever think..they were delishious!!!
    Now I have a dilemma!! I need more!!!
    Searching the net, I found recipes for deep frying & oven baked. Tryed a few..NONE were like 'chips'...
    Can anyone out there come to my rescue with a tryed & true recipe???

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    I have never successfully cooked potato chips so I have no idea how to make beet chips. I can never get my potato slices thin enough even using my mandolin and they don't fry crisp enough without getting too dark.

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    Trick is to pat them dry between paper towels after slicing thin. If the mandolin isn't slicing thin enough you may need a sharper blade. I've purchased canned sliced beets and made chips out of those also. have baked and deep fried.

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    I love those red beet chips too! Hadn't thought about making my own....will have to look into it.
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    Ellageo, what you found might be the freeze dried method and we can't make them like that. I dried beet slices into chips and they are not good, so they get soaked in water and put in a smoothie. I found dried green beans and mixed veggies that are so crunchy and sooo good but we can't make either, freeze dried. Bummer!

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    You're probably right : (
    I tried a few 'internet' recipes, all not good. I was hoping someone did have success & pass it on. Oh well. I guess I'll get out of the kitchen & go quilt : )

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    Can you contact the store where you got them for advice?

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    they sound awesome

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    Dr. Oz had someone on the other day that made them in the Micro, maybe you can contact the Oz show to fine out what the mat was called.
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    I don't have a recipe but while on vacation in Nashville, I went in a Big Lots and found beet/sweet potato chips. They were awesome! It was a huge bag and lasted a long time in the RV.

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