Savory Cayenne Pepper Chickpeas

Savory Cayenne Pepper Chickpeas

 

This recipe takes a good source of fiber and protein and turns it into a delicious snack. Chickpeas are a great source of folate and a good source of many other minerals, such as phosphorus, iron, and zinc. This snack is savory, filling, and extremely easy to recreate.

 

Ingredients:

1 15-ounce can of chickpeas/garbanzo beans

2 TB. olive oil

¼ tsp. salt

2 tsp. ground cumin

1 tsp. garlic powder

¼ tsp. cayenne pepper

¼ tsp. ground black pepper

½ tsp Cavender’s salt free Greek seasoning

 

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F.
  2. Drain and rinse the entire can of chickpeas.
  3. Transfer the chickpeas to a small bowl.
  4. Pour the olive oil over the chickpeas and toss lightly.
  5. Measure out the salt, cumin, garlic powder, cayenne pepper, black pepper and Greek seasoning in a separate small bowl and mix together.
  6. Sprinkle the spices over the chickpeas and toss to evenly to distribute.
  7. On a baking sheet, spread out the seasoned chickpeas.
  8. Bake for 25-30 minutes, stirring half way through. The chickpeas should be browned and slightly firm.
  9. Let the them cool for 10 minutes before snacking.

 



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