Crunchy Roasted Chickpeas

Healthy Snacks

Everyone loves a crunchy salty snack. These Crunchy Roasted Chickpeas are a flavor packed, high protein finger food. They are great for the kids after school, or on top of salads or soup. This recipe comes from Bites of Bri via, see the link below.

Crunchy Roasted Chickpeas

Crunchy roasted chickpeas are a healthy snack that is loaded with fiber and protein. This is why these are a staple snack in many countries, especially throughout the Mediterranean and Southern Asia. They are vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free.

Taste-wise chickpeas are a blank slate, you can add pretty much any kind of seasoning to them to come up with your preferred flavor. Some favorites are garlic, paprika, sea salt, ranch or buffalo. Some even like to add a touch of honey to make honey roasted chickpeas.

You can easily make a large batch, doubled or triple the recipe. They do not need to be refrigerated, so it is easy to pack in your gym bag, or brief case for when the urge hits you. The recipe below provides; 140 calories, 3.5g Fat, 5g Protein, 23g Carbs per serving.

Here is what you will need to prepare your crunchy roasted chickpeas.


15 oz can chickpeas, drained and rinsed

1 tbsp olive oil

1 tsp smoked paprika

½ tsp salt

¼ tsp garlic powder


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Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.

Wash and drain the chickpeas using a mesh colander.

Lay out a few paper towels and pat the chickpeas completely dry.

Once dry, add the chickpeas to a baking sheet.

Add the olive oil and the spices.

Bake at 400 degrees for 20-25 minutes. The chickpeas will continue to crisp as they cool. You’ll have no problem finishing these off the same day, which is good because they tend to get stale after that.

Tip: This recipe could be doubled or tripled easily.


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