Crunchy Roasted Chickpea Recipe
I often get asked for healthy salty crunchy snack ideas. This crunchy roasted chickpea recipe are delicious snacks and so versatile. Adding different seasonings is one of the best parts of making roasted chickpeas because you have so many options. By the way if you didn’t already know chickpeas are also called garbanzo beans so you may see that on the label while shopping for them. Chickpeas is the main ingredient for hummus and tahini!
Chickpeas are a plant-based protein option for vegetarians and vegans. They are high fiber and a slower digesting carbohydrate source as well. If you eat more of a plant based diet, this is an awesome snack idea!
These salty crispy beans are awesome, affordable, and have minimal ingredients. What’s not to love? Chickpeas make an excellent addition to salads, soups, and curries! Try a meatless Monday or get creative!
Ways to Eat Use This Crunchy Roasted Chickpea Recipe
Easy on the go
Salad Toppings, check out my plant based buffalo bowl
Hummus or Dips
Seasonings for this Roasted Crunchy Chickpeas
Roasted Crunchy Chickpea Nutrition Info
Chickpeas: First of all they are delicious and have a buttery nutty taste. Secondly, they are an affordable protein source and easy to prepare!
One cup of cooked chickpeas equates to single serving of protein and they are packed with fiber.
Chickpeas have been shown to help control blood sugar, aid in digestion, lower cholesterol and promote satiety with meals.
These beans also have iron, calcium, and other micronutrients in that contribute to healthy bone structure and strength.
Bonus Nutrition Tip: Canned chickpeas retain much of their nutrition and are comparable to dried beans!