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bbq chickpeas

This recipe will make you fall in love with chickpeas! Roasting the chickpeas gives them an undeniable crunch that will leave you wanting another handful. They are perfect for snacking and are a great alternative to peanuts.

2 Servings
Preparation time
10 minutes
Cooking time
20 minutes
Total time
30 minutes
1 Tbsp olive oil
1 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp paprika
2 tsp packed light brown sugar
1/2 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp chili powder
1/4 tsp salt
1/8 tsp cayenne pepper (optional)
1 can chickpeas (rinsed and drained)

1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees
2. In a medium bowl, combine all ingredients except chickpeas. Stir to mix spice blend.
3. Add chickpeas to the spice blend mixture. Stir to coat evenly.
4. Spread chickpeas onto a baking sheet in a single layer.
5. Bake for 20 minutes. Stir on the baking sheet and bake for another 20 minutes until crispy.
6. Serve warm.


Chef's Note: Remove the outer skins before stirring into the spice blend for extra crispy chickpeas.

Per Serving: Calories 256 kcal, Carbohydrates, 37g, Protein 10.4g, Saturated Fat 1g, Sodium 522.4 mg, Fiber 9.5, Sugars 8.8g