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Dried Banana Chips

If you’re looking for a healthy, crispy treat, these oven dried banana chips is exactly what you need! Crunchy banana slices with lots of natural sweetness is a great low calorie snack your family is going to love.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time2 hrs
Course: Snack
Cuisine: International
Keyword: bananas, dairy free, gluten free, nut free, vegan
Servings: 4
Calories: 105kcal
Author: Tonje
Cost: Cheap

Ingredients

  • 4 bananas

Instructions

  • Peel the bananas and cut them into thin discs. The thinner you cut them, the faster they dry out in the oven. Aim to cut them in 5 mm or ¼ inch discs, or thinner.
  • Dehydrate them in the oven at 250°F / 100°C fan oven / 120°C for 2-3 hours. The banana slices are done when they have dried out and are crispy.
  • Leave the banana chips to cool down completely before serving them.

Notes

Is this recipe allergy friendly? – Absolutely! This recipe is gluten free, egg free, dairy free, nut free, soy free and more. As long as you’re not allergic to bananas, you should be fine!
Is this suitable for my diet? – This recipe is suitable for most diets, including plant based or vegan, slimming world, weight watchers, whole30 and paleo.

Top tips

Here are my best tips for perfect oven baked banana slices:
  • Be patient as the banana slices bake. Don’t be tempted to increase the temperature of the oven, as this can cause the bananas to burn.
  • I like to make my banana chips plain, but you can try to add some seasoning such as cinnamon if you wish.
  • The banana chips will naturally brown as they dry out. If you want the banana slices to be more yellow, you can coat them in a thin layer of lemon juice before you bake them.

Nutrition

Calories: 105kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 422mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 76IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 6mg | Iron: 1mg