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Spicy Baked Chickpeas Recipe

Healthy, full of protein and with a kick, these spicy baked chickpeas make a great snack in a pinch. With only a few ingredients, most of which are pantry staples, these bites are a tastier and healthier replacement for the standard bar peanuts or potato chips.

Spicy Chickpeas

Photo by Emily Miller

Serves 12-16

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 45 minutes

The Skinny

Per serving:

  • 153 cal
  • 4.1 g fat
  • 22.9 g carbs
  • 69 mg sodium
  • 6.6 g fiber
  • 7.3 g protein

Ingredients

2 cans, or 3 cups, chickpeas
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon dried onion
1 dash paprika
1 teaspoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/2 teaspoon sea salt

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 400 ° F.
  2. Drain and rinse chickpeas in colander. Rub dry on paper towels, removing skins from chickpeas.
  3. In a medium-sized bowl, stir chickpeas and remaining ingredients until well blended.
  4. Place chickpeas on a baking sheet and bake for 20 minutes. Let cool and then bake for an additional 10-20 minutes.

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