Potato Peels As Snacks

Usually I cook my potatoes with their skin on, because the skin is high in vitamins and fiber. But with tiny tots in the family now who have difficulty chewing the skins, I have had to start peeling them. I save the skins, crisp them and add them to the next night's meals.

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This is economical for those trying to stretch the budget and fun for kids of all ages, who have teeth. :-) The crisps are a big hit and we can stretch the potatoes to go further.

By Linda from Australia

December 2, 20120 found this helpful

I saw this in the Tightwad Gazette years ago, but only tried it last night. The post there said to sprinkle with cheese at the end. They were delicious. I will not be making this again. I never throw away peels. I use them for vegetable stock, and compost them as well.

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December 2, 20120 found this helpful

Can't wait to try this! Any way to cut a food bill is worth the try. It also sounds better than fried snacks.

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