When you need a great snack on the go or just around the house, these roasted chickpeas will come in handy. They are full of nutrients, fiber, protein, all the good stuff your body needs and texture and flavor your taste buds with thank you for. These are super versatile, you can do just about anything with them in the way of seasoning. Have fun experimenting with various flavors to keep it interesting and fun!
CHIPOTLE ROASTED CHICKPEAS
- 2 cups chickpeas, cooked…or 1 (15 oz) can garbanzo beans (aka chickpeas), drained and rinsed
- 1 tablespoon sesame or olive oil
- 1 teaspoon chipotle powder
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- salt to taste
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Place ingredients in a small/medium size bowl and combine well. Place in a single layer on a roasting pan or rimmed cookie sheet. Bake for about 40-50 minutes mixing them around every 15 minutes or so until chickpeas have a nice roasted look and are crispy. Let cool for 10 minutes before serving.
Feel free add extra spice if you like a little spicier. Also, mix up the spices using whatever you like such as chili powder, cayenne pepper, cumin, curry, thyme, smoked paprika, vinegar & salt, cinnamon, sriracha, lime, garam masala, salt & cracked pepper, lemon pepper, nutritional yeast, etc…Keep your jarred chickpeas crunchy by adding some rice to bottom of your jar or container. They seem to soften up a bit once sealed away, the rice will help soak up extra moisture to keep them crunchy. You can also keep them in a container that let’s air flow through so they can keep their crunch and be sure to eat within a few days.