December 21, 2022

Recipe: Spicy Roasted Chickpeas

An easy-to-make, flavorful snack, app or salad topper

spicy roasted chickpeas

Looking for a veggie appetizer with a zing? This recipe packs together protein and fiber with plenty of spice! Bring to a party, serve as a snack or use in place of croutons on a salad.

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Ingredients

  • 1 can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1 tablespoon olive or canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium taco seasoning mix (or you can use your own mix of cumin, paprika, red pepper flakes and pepper)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 F.
  2. In a bowl, toss beans and oil to coat evenly. Sprinkle on seasoning mix.
  3. Spread out in single layer on a cookie sheet.
  4. Bake for 10 minutes, then shake the pan to reposition the beans and to brown evenly. Bake another 10 minutes until brown.

Nutritional information (per serving)

Makes 4 servings
Serving size = 1/4 cup

Calories: 130
Protein: 4 g
Carbohydrate: 17 g
Dietary fiber: 3 g
Total fat: 5 g
Saturated fat: 0 g
Trans fat: 0 g
Sugar: 2 g
Sodium: 460 mg

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