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Stacked Parmesan Crisps with assorted seasonings

Parmesan Crisps – Master Recipe with Flavoring Suggestions

These are so easy, crunchy & delicious!

The crisps are made with grated Parmigiano Reggiano Cheese and your choice of seasonings (I have many suggestions!)
Easy Parmesan Crisps can be made into these clever Caesar Salad Tacos.

Crush these crisps on top of salads, side dishes like risotto – anywhere you crave a rich Umami flavor-boost.
It’s fun to bend them into shapes while warm – like these fun taco shells.

Did you know one tablespoon of Parmesan Cheese has a mere 22 calories? That’s one crisp!

Stacked Parmesan Crisps with assorted seasonings
Adds the perfect crunch an umami flavor to many recipes – great for snacking too
making Parmesan Crisps - adding cheese to parchment paper in little rounds
Grate the cheese and create little circles – then bake 5 minutes… told you this was easy!
6 Seasoned Parmesan Crisp Ideas
Add some flavor to the cheese crisps with these seasonings-flavorings
Caesar Salad Tacos with Parmesan Crisps
Caesar Salad Tacos with the Parmesan Crisps – see the recipe! 

Stacked Parmesan Crisps with assorted seasonings


12 tablespoons Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese

seasonings-flavorings (see suggestions)



Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
Line a cookie sheet or baking sheet with parchment paper or silpat liner.


Grate the cheese – I coarsely grate in small strokes.

Add 3″ circles of grated cheese onto the pan – 2″ apart.
Spread gently giving the cheese strands a little space – see photo #2.


Bake for 5 minutes until the crisps are golden in color and firm.
Do not over bake as they turn bitter.

Cool them on the sheet.
Store in an airtight container up to 3 days.


Add any Seasonings-Flavorings:

Add a few pinches of seasonings to each grated parmesan circle. If seasonings are spicy – go easy!
The flavors will bake right in. 

  • Fresh Rosemary-Pepper
  • Szechuan Chili Flakes
  • Mustard Seed-Parsley
  • Fresh Thyme
  • Finely-Cut Basil
  • Parsley-Chipotle

See the blog for many more photos and interesting information about Parmigiano Reggiano Cheese.


This recipe may not be reproduced without the consent of its author, Karen Sheer.

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