Spicy Nacho Cheese Cucumber Chips are the perfect snack for parties! Low in carbs and oh so tasty, no one will care it's a chip made from cucumbers!
Whether you like chips or not, these spicy nacho cheese cucumber chips must be tried at least once in your life!
A chip made with cucumber is really nothing like you've tried before. It's a different flavor than using zucchini. I do love my zucchini chip creations as well, especially my Salt & Vinegar ones that went viral last year at this time. But cucumber, especially English cucumbers are a wonderful change from zucchini and offer it's own unique flavor.
The spices and seasonings are how ordinary slices of cucumber become so much more! These are made in a dehydrator and I'm sure they could be made in an oven on a very low temperature, I haven't made the effort to try.
I like the dehydrator for the very fact I don't need to babysit them as if they were in an oven for a long period of time or worry they would burn.
If you've always loved the taste of Doritos, these will be your new happy, healthier treat!
Chips have always been my favorite type of snack at parties and making them healthier is my way to enjoy the flavors I used to love without the guilt and high carbs!
Please note: I used ½ teaspoon of chili powder and my kids could not eat them and thought they were too spicy. So try less the first time you make them if you are making them for the family.
Spicy Nacho Cheese Cucumber Chips
- 2 large English cucumbers sliced thin or about 8 cups sliced
- ½ teaspoon onion powder
- ½ teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
- 2 teaspoons dehydrated minced onions
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ¼ teaspoon pepper
- ¼-1/2 teaspoon chipotle chili powder
- ¼ cup grated romano cheese or use parmesan
- ¼ cup shredded cheddar cheese
- Lay slices of cucumber on grates of dehydrator.
- Mix the next 6 seasonings together in a bowl.
- Whisk in cheeses and stir to combine well.
- Sprinkle evenly over slices of cucumber.
- My temperature was set 135 on the dehydrator setting for fruit and veggies.
- Once crisp or to your liking, mine took about 6 hours, seal in an airtight container to store.
Thin slices on my mandoline were definitely too thin - lol. I'm planning on trying another of the cucumber chips, and I'll do the thicker slices.
Hello, Brenda. The nutritional chart shows serving size as 1g?
There was a glitch with my plug in and it converted all servings to 1g. Its 1 cup.
Can you use regular slicing cucumbers instead of English and do you wait till almost dry begore adding toppings?
Do you have a cook book I could buy from you.
Yes thank you!https://www.amazon.com/Sugar-free-Mom-Naturally-Recipes-Family/dp/1462114490/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1473009561&sr=8-1&keywords=sugar+free+mom+cookbook
These look great! I haven't had Doritos in years due to both the carb content and artificial ingredients - this sounds like a great way to enjoy a healthy version. I don't have a dehydrator but am looking forward to making these in the oven.
Could you share how to cook these in the oven if you don't have a dehydrator?
I have never used a food dehydrator before. Do you care to share the type and model you use?