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Toasted chickpeas are now a popular vegan snack, but why spend extra money buying them at the health food store when you can easily make them yourself? They're delicious as a snack but also make a wonderful salad topping.

Source: Diabetic Living Magazine




Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Rub garbanzo beans with a paper towel to dry well and to remove the thin skins. Place in a 9x9x2-inch baking pan. Drizzle with olive oil; stir to coat.

  • Roast, uncovered, for 20 minutes, stirring once. Remove from the oven and stir. Sprinkle with paprika, salt, garlic powder, cumin, black pepper, and cayenne pepper. Stir to coat evenly. Return to oven. Roast for 12 to 14 minutes more or until dried and crispy, stirring once. Cool completely before eating. Chickpeas can be stored in an airtight container overnight.

Nutrition Facts

2 1/2 tablespoons
104 calories; protein 4.2g; carbohydrates 13.7g; dietary fiber 3g; sugars 0.3g; fat 3.6g; saturated fat 0.4g; vitamin a iu 101.5IU; vitamin c 0.1mg; folate 0.3mcg; calcium 36.5mg; iron 1mg; magnesium 0.8mg; potassium 153.9mg; sodium 114.7mg.

1 starch, 1/2 fat