Skinny Bell Pepper Chips

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Need a little healthy crunch in your life? Try our Skinny Bell Pepper Chips! They are a cinch to make, and so much healthier for you than corn or potato chips. With just a few ingredients and some oven time, you can get that same satisfying crunch without all the fat and calories. We recommend making a large batch at once, so you can store them in an airtight container for later use. You can even use them as topping for soup or salad, or in place of crackers and chips for dipping in Roasted Garlic HummusWeight Watchers Everything Dip, or any of your other favorite dips!

Skinny Bell Pepper Chips

Skinny Bell Pepper Chips

Yields: 4 servings | Serving Size: 1/2 bell pepper | Calories: 49 | Total Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 152mg | Carbohydrates: 7g | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Protein: 1g | SmartPoints (Freestyle): 3


  • 2 medium red bell peppers, remove seeds, membrane, and core
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 2 teaspoons coconut oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher or sea salt


  1. Slice peppers into 1/4-inch strips and combine with honey, coconut oil, and salt.
    Dehydrator Instructions:
  1. Place bell pepper strips on dehydrator shelves, ensuring they aren't touching. Turn dehydrator to 125 F, and dehydrate 24 hours or until crispy and able to snap in half..Allow chips to cool completely before storing in an airtight container.
    Oven Instructions:
  1. Preheat oven to 150 degrees. Place pepper strips on a large nonstick or parchment lined baking sheet, ensure they aren't touching. Place baking sheet on the middle oven rack, leave the oven door slightly ajar, Dehydrate until crispy and able to snap in half, about 8 -10 hours. Allow to cool completely before storing in an airtight container.

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4 Comments on "Skinny Bell Pepper Chips"

  1. Kristine  June 6, 2017

    How long do these generally keep for? I am loving this as a potato chip alternative!

    • Gale Compton  June 6, 2017

      Kristine, At least one week, although they only last one day at my house. 🙂

  2. Mary Anne  July 28, 2019

    Can you sub olive oil for the coconut oil? Do you really need the honey? Bell peppers are sweet as it is.

    • Gale Compton  July 28, 2019

      Mary Anne, You can use olive oil instead and honey is not an absolute requirement. 🙂


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