Crunchy and flavorful, these roasted chickpeas make for a healthy and satisfying snack. With just a few simple ingredients and minimal preparation, you can enjoy this tasty treat anytime. The chickpeas are seasoned with a savory blend of spices and roasted to perfection, resulting in a crispy exterior and a soft and creamy interior. Whether you're looking for a nutritious on-the-go snack or a delicious addition to your appetizer spread, these roasted chickpeas are sure to please.
- 2 cans chickpeas (15 ounces each)
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 teaspoon sea salt
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/2 teaspoon paprika
- 1/4 teaspoon cumin
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
- Drain and rinse the chickpeas, then pat them dry with a clean kitchen towel or paper towel.
- In a bowl, combine the chickpeas, olive oil, sea salt, garlic powder, paprika, cumin, and black pepper. Toss until the chickpeas are evenly coated with the spices.
- Spread the chickpeas in a single layer on the prepared baking sheet.
- Roast the chickpeas in the preheated oven for about 30 minutes, or until they are crispy and golden brown. Shake the baking sheet halfway through cooking to ensure even browning.
- Remove the baking sheet from the oven and let the chickpeas cool for a few minutes. They will become crispier as they cool.
- Transfer the roasted chickpeas to a serving bowl and enjoy them warm or at room temperature. Store any leftovers in an airtight container for up to 3 days.