Spicy roasted chickpeas

Posted on December 23, 2020 in Recipes

Roasted chickpeas in a bowl Did you know chickpeas aren’t really peas? They’re garbanzo beans! And their nutty taste makes them perfect for snacking any time — like while you watch your favorite flicks.

These low-calorie roasted chickpeas are packed with fiber and protein, so you’ll get full without binging while you binge-watch. They’re also rich in teeth-strengthening phosphorus and folic acid, which keeps your mouth healthy by promoting cell growth. 


  • 2 cans (15 ounces each) garbanzo beans
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F
  2. Drain cans of garbanzo beans and rinse with water.
  3. Spread beans on paper towel and let dry for 30 minutes.
  4. Line a cookie sheet with foil or parchment paper and spread dried beans evenly on sheet.
  5. Bake for 40 to 60 minutes until crunchy.
  6. Transfer to a bowl and mix with olive oil.
  7. Stir in seasonings.
  8. Enjoy!