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Spiced Chickpea "Nuts"

Spiced Chickpea "Nuts"
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When roasted in a hot oven, chickpeas become super crunchy. They’re a great low-fat substitute for nuts when salty cravings hit.

Prep: 5 minutes | Cook: 30 minutes | Total Time: 50 minutes
  • 1 15-ounce can
    chickpeas, rinsed
  • 1 tablespoon
    extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons
    ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon
    dried marjoram
  • 1/4 teaspoon
    ground allspice
  • 1/4 teaspoon
  1. Position rack in upper third of oven; preheat to 450°F.
  2. Blot chickpeas dry and toss in a bowl with oil, cumin, marjoram, allspice and salt. Spread on a rimmed baking sheet. Bake, stirring once or twice, until browned and crunchy, 25 to 30 minutes. Let cool on the baking sheet for 15 minutes.
Nutritional Information

Makes: 4 servings
Serving Size: 1/4 cup
  • Calories103
  • Fat5 g
    • Saturated fat0 g
  • Cholesterol0 mg
  • Carbohydrates14 g
    • Dietary fiber5 g
  • Protein4 g
  • Sodium303 mg
* Nutritional Guidelines based on the USDA's MyPlate Standards.
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