Dehydrating Veggies

Dehydrating Veggies

>I recall awhile back that someone posted about
>dehydrating veggies (bell peppers, zucchini for chips,
>etc). I'm wondering how long to dehydrate these items
>in a dehydrator, a couple of hours, overnight??

I dehydrate them overnight, but I may be overdrying them. I like my veggies crispy. However, bell peppers never get completely crispy, they get chewy.

On the subject of drying veggies, last night I experimented with drying red chard, kale and collard greens. I liked the results although the dried leaves are very crumbly.
I've been wondering if I could us crumbled dried greens instead of bread crumbs, flour or starches for recipes that call for breading.

(My favorite super simple dish is skinless chicken breast coated with a dash of flour, salt and pepper that is then sautéed.)

By Katy. Posted to the PaleoRecipe Mailing List, Nov. 2001
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