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Spiced Chickpea “Nuts”

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From EatingWell:  September/October 2009

When roasted in a hot oven, chickpeas become super crunchy. They’re a great low-fat substitute for nuts when salty cravings hit.

4 servings, 1/4 cup each | Active Time: 5 minutes | Total Time: 1 hour

Ingredients

Preparation

  1. Position rack in upper third of oven; preheat to 450°F.
  2. Blot chickpeas dry and toss in a bowl with oil, cumin, marjoram, allspice and salt. Spread on a rimmed baking sheet. Bake, stirring once or twice, until browned and crunchy, 25 to 30 minutes. Let cool on the baking sheet for 15 minutes.

Nutrition

Per serving : 103 Calories; 5 g Fat; 0 g Sat; 3 g Mono; 0 mg Cholesterol; 14 g Carbohydrates; 4 g Protein; 5 g Fiber; 303 mg Sodium; 2 mg Potassium

1/2 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 1 starch, 1/2 lean mean, 1 fat

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