Roasted Chickpeas

Chickpeas, also known as Garbanzo Beans are high in protein and vitamins. Enjoy these smoky/salty roasted chickpeas as a side dish or just a healthy snack!

roasted chickpeas

Time to Get Cooking!

Makes 14, 1/4 Cup Servings

Prep Time: 3 Hours Cook Time: 50 Minutes

Total Time: 3 Hours 50 Minutes

Nutrition Facts: 

59 calories

9g carbohydrates

1g fat

3g protein

70mg sodium


  • 2 Cans Garbanzo Beans (Chickpeas)
  • 1 T Olive Oil
  • 1 tsp Cumin
  • 1/4 tsp Cayenne Pepper
  • 1 tsp Smoked Paprika
  • 1/2 tsp Sea Salt
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  1. Drain and rinse Garbanzo beans.
  2. Spread evenly on a roasting pan for 3 hours to dry out.
  3. Once beans are dry, preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  4. Drizzle dried beans with olive oil.
  5. Add cumin, cayenne pepper, smoked paprika, and sea salt. Toss to coat.
  6. Roast in the oven at 400 degrees F for 45-50 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes.
  7. Remove from oven, let cool, and enjoy!

Make it Healthier! 

  • Less Sodium: Leave out the sea salt
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Lea Rice, RD, LDN, CDE

This recipe comes from Lea Rice, Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator at Mahaska Health.