Chickpea Recipes

Olive Oil Roasted Chickpeas recipe

This yummy chickpea dish is a healthy alternative to nuts, and the high protein content of the chickpeas will keep you fuller for far longer than crisps or nuts. Roasted in the oven, this crunchy snack is full of flavour and texture.

Ingredients:

  • 1 400g tin chickpeas
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • Pinch of salt
  • Pinch of smoked paprika
  • Pinch of garlic salt

Method of Preparation:

  1. Preheat the oven to 230C.

  2. Drain the chickpeas and pat them dry with some kitchen paper.

  3. In a bowl, toss the chickpeas with the olive oil, salt, garlic salt and paprika.

  4. Spread into a baking tray and cook for 35 minutes until browned and crunchy. Be careful in the last ten minutes or so not to let them burn.

Experiment with herbs and spices so you can make this tasty, filling snack exactly to your liking. You could also make them sweet - sprinkle them with sugar and cinnamon for a sweet treat. This recipe serves four people.

Author: Laura Young.

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400gabout 14 oz (14.1092 oz based on 0.035273 ounces in a gram)
230C450F / Gas Mark 8

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Published: October 12, 2011
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