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Crispy Chickpeas

  • Total time: 50 minutes
  • Servings: 6
  • Calories: 147 kcal

This tasty, nutritious snack does double duty on salads and in rice and pasta dishes. Try the recipe now!


  • 1 15-oz. can chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained, rinsed, and moisture removed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarse sea salt


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Spray a baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray or line baking sheet with foil.
  • Drain and rinse garbanzo beans; dry lightly with paper towel.
  • Add beans to bowl along with rest of ingredients and toss until beans are evenly coated.
  • Add bean and spice mixture to baking sheet and bake for 30 to 35 minutes, tossing every 15 minutes.

Can be enjoyed alone as a snack or on top of salad, rice, or pasta dish

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Leslie Deaton, RDN, LD