Roasted Chickpeas

An even healthier alternative to popcorn

Roasted Chickpeas

Photo by Kirby Barth

Chickpeas are usually known as hummus, in falafel and as a salad topping. But roasted they can also be used as a healthy alternative to popcorn. For those of us who can’t resist chewing the kernels at the bottom of the bag, roasted chickpeas taste similar — and won’t break your teeth.

Easy

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 35

Servings: 2

Ingredients:
1 can of chickpeas
Olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste

Directions:
1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
2. Drain can of chickpeas.

Photo by Kirby Barth

3. Spread chickpeas across a baking pan.

Photo by Kirby Barth

4. Drizzle olive oil on chickpeas.
5. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Photo by Kirby Barth

6. Bake for 30 minutes or until golden brown.

Photo by Kirby Barth

Photo by Jamie Medina

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