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Roasted Chickpeas

This Mediterranean Oven Roasted Chickpeas Recipe is a great snack idea to substitute for peanuts - it has lower calories and lower fat and very customizable
Course Snack
Cuisine Mediterranean
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 111kcal
Author Yumna Jawad



  • Preheat the oven to 425°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  • Rinse the chickpeas a colander until the water runs clear. Using a paper towel, dab the chickpeas to dry them.
  • Transfer chickpeas to the baking sheet, add olive oil, cumin, paprika, salt and pepper, and toss until the chickpeas are well coated. Then spread the chickpeas out in a single layer over the baking sheet. Bake chickpeas in the preheated oven for 30-35 minutes, tossing halfway through.
  • Eat immediately while they're warm, or allow to cool and then store in an airtight container to enjoy later.



Storage: The roasted chickpeas can be stored in a container for around 4 days at room temperature. Be sure to crack open the container slightly since the air helps them stay crisp.
Freezing Instructions: Allow the chickpeas to cool completely, then place in an airtight container for up to a month. Thaw at room temperature.


Calories: 111kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 296mg | Potassium: 153mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 139IU | Calcium: 37mg | Iron: 2mg