Crunchy Chickpea Snacks

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Chickpeas are high in fiber and protein making them a good snack choice. Try a crunchy alternative to hummus, using this healthy legume. This is a page about crunchy chickpea snacks.


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This snack is high in fiber and protein. You can flavor with any spices you want, so you can make it savory or sweet.

Total Time: 30 to 40 minutes

Yield: 2 cups

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  • 2 cups canned chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1-2 Tbsp oil
  • spices (I used pizza seasoning and truffle salt. Next time I will use cinnamon and orange zest)


  1. Rinse and drain the chickpeas.
  2. Place on a cookie sheet.
  3. Drizzle with 1-2 tablespoons of oil.
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  5. Sprinkle with desired spices.
  6. Roast at 450°F for 30 to 40 minutes. Watch carefully that they don't burn!
  7. Cool completely and store in airtight container.
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March 17, 20161 found this helpful

I love these. I use Indian spices on mine usually--- pizza flavour sounds fun!

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March 23, 20160 found this helpful

I like to buy the dried version and re-hydrate them myself (less salt than the canned version). By the way? No oil required. E-mail if you want my recipe.

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March 24, 20160 found this helpful

You can certainly air bake them, especially in a convection oven, but oil and/or butter adds flavor.

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March 24, 20164 found this helpful

Drizzling oil is uneven and inefficient. A better method is to put the chickpeas in a plastic bag along some oil and spices.


Then seal the bag and shake to coat the chickpeas.

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