Don’t send those potato peels to the trash bin.
Turn them into chips!
You can make this recipe with the peels from just two potatoes. Or, for a large lot, freeze the peels until you’re ready to defrost and bake.
Sweet potato peels work, too, as do carrot and other root vegetable peels.
RECIPE: POTATO PEEL CHIPS
Peelings from 4 potatoes
1 tablespoon olive oil
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper or 1 teaspoon barbecue rub
Optional garnishes: shredded cheddar and chopped scallions, grated parmesan
1. PREHEAT the oven to 400°F. Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper or foil.
2. TOSS the potatoes with the olive oil, salt and pepper, and bake until crisp, 15 to 20 minutes.
3. SEASON with salt and pepper. Sprinkle with garnishes and serve immediately.
MORE WAYS TO USE KITCHEN SCRAPS
Here’s more inspiration from Cooktop Cove on how to re-use what you’d normally throw away:
Scallion Root Ends
Apple Peel Chips
Carrot & Potato Peel Chips
Cucumber Peel Spread
Parmesan Rind Bites
Ideas From Life Hacker | Australia include
Carrot Greens Chimichurri
Greek Broccoli Stalk Salad
Sesame-Ginger Radish Greens
 Turn peels into chips (photo courtesy Covetop Cook).
 Sweet potato peel chips (photo courtesy What’s Gaby Cooking).
 Potato and carrot peel chips (photo courtesy Life Hacker | Australia.