Crunchy Chickpeas

Crunchy Chickpeas Recipe
Photo: Kiyoshi Togashi; Styling: Sarah Smart


Serves 8 (serving size: 1/4 cup)
Total time: 1 Hour, 55 Minutes

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Cooking Light

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 15 Minutes
Total: 1 Hour, 55 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 95
Fat 3.9 g
Satfat 0.5 g
Monofat 2.5 g
Polyfat 0.4 g
Protein 3.5 g
Carbohydrate 11.6 g
Fiber 2.5 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.9 mg
Sodium 195 mg
Calcium 39 mg


2 (15 1/2-ounce) cans organic chickpeas (garbanzo beans), rinsed and drained
2 tablespoons canola oil
1 teaspoon ground cumin
3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
1/8 teaspoon onion powder
1 garlic clove, minced


1. Preheat oven to 300°.

2. Wrap chickpeas in a towel; lightly roll to loosen skins. Discard skins. Combine chickpeas and remaining ingredients. Arrange on a baking sheet. Bake at 300° for 1 hour and 40 minutes, stirring every 20 minutes.

David Bonom,

Cooking Light

September 2012
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