Roasted Chickpeas

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Roasted Chickpeas

High in protein and rich in vitamins, minerals, and fiber, roasted chickpeas are a healthy crunchy snack!
Course: Snack
Servings: 4 people


  • 12 oz Chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1 pinch garlic powder

    cayenne pepper

    chili pepper



    cumin Add a pinch of one or more of these spices or herbs to make your favorite!


  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Blot chickpeas with a paper towel to dry them. In a bowl, toss chickpeas with olive oil, and season to taste with herbs or spices of your choosing.
  • Spread on a baking sheet, and bake for 30 to 40 minutes, until browned and crunchy. Watch carefully the last few minutes to avoid burning.
  • Allow to cool in pan out of the oven. Serve and Enjoy!

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