Savory Roasted Chickpeas


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Move over croutons, chickpeas are the new salad topper! Roasting your chickpeas will bring a whole new taste and appeal to this little bean. Toss them onto a salad or package them up for an afternoon snack.


Source: Connectors Moai



  • 1- 15 ounce can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Drain and rinse the chickpeas.
  2. Lie out a clean kitchen towel or several layers of paper towels and lay the chickpeas over the top. Gently dry the chickpeas in the towels until they are very dry.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the oils and spices. Add the chickpeas to the bowl and toss until evenly coated.
  4. Pour the chickpeas in an even layer onto a sheet pan with sides lined with foil.
  5. Bake for 35-45 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes until crispy and golden brown.

Serves 4