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Roasted Chickpeas

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This protein-packed snack is great for midday hunger cravings, particularly if you’re allergic to nuts. If you don’t have the time to peel the chickpeas, it’s not an integral part of the recipe – but, they won’t be as crunchy! And apparently, it’s easier to digest them if they are peeled. Also, feel free to modify the spices to your taste. Pretty much anything will taste great.

INGREDIENTS

  • one 15 oz. can of chickpeas, drained, rinsed and peeled
  • half a lime, juiced
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. cumin
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic salt
  • salt and pepper to taste

PREPARATION

  1. Preheat oven to 425 °C.
  2. Mix together the lime juice, olive oil, cayenne, cumin, garlic salt an salt and pepper.
  3. Toss the chickpeas in the mixture until they are well coated.
  4. Placed the chickpeas on a baking sheet with a slotted spoon.
  5. Roast the chickpeas for 40 minutes.
  6. Let stand before storing in a resealable plastic bag.

Featured image source: http://www.gimmesomeoven.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/roasted-chickpeas-on-baking-sheet.jpg

 

Lynn Hachette

Lynn Hachette began her career in journalism as a fashion columnist for her university newspaper, and her love for writing quickly developed. She went on to become a co-editor-in-chief of the newspaper, writing about everything from local politics to technology to popular culture. Lynn since completed her master’s in journalism, and has made a career out of her passion. She also loves reading, cooking, puppies and bad TV.

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