Spicy Roasted Chickpeas
Crunchy, spicy, taco seasoned Roasted Chickpeas make a delicious snack!
I love it when a healthy snack fills me up. I mean, I love carrots and grapes, but they just don’t make me full! And nuts? Love them too but I can’t seem to eat just one servings’ worth (which is what, 6 nuts?).
But chickpeas? They are so good. Not only in hummus, but as a crunchy roasted snack. Have you ever roasted your veggies for dinner? It makes them sweeter and delicious. I love to roast my chickpeas to the ultimate crunch, almost till they are burnt! I don’t like any “chew” to be left in them. Sprinkling them with taco seasoning makes them all the more addictive. And, like I said, they are filling too. Thanks to all the fiber I can eat a serving of these and feel satisfied.
Just like with hummus, I prefer to peel my chickpeas. If you don’t, you’ll find the skins come off in the oven, and they take all the good seasoning with them! This is a great job for little hands to help!
What kind of healthy snacks do you choose to eat?
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Spicy Roasted Chickpeas
- 2 cans (15oz each) garbanzo beans (chickpeas)
- 2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
- 2 heaping Tbsp taco seasoning
- Drain and rinse chickpeas. Peel by pinching the skins off each chickpea. In a large bowl, add chickpeas, olive oil and taco seasoning. Mix completely and pour onto a large, foil lined, baking sheet.
- Bake in a 400 degree oven for 30-40 minutes. Stir every ten minutes. Remove and cool completely. Best eaten on day one! Store in an airtight container if desired.
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