Roasted Cilantro Chickpeas Recipe

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A perfectly Roasted Cilantro Chickpeas Recipe that is gluten-free, paleo, and vegan-friendly. They make for a perfect snack or can be added over salad. So crispy, tasty and easy to make. 

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Super Easy and Tasty Roasted Cilantro Chickpeas Recipe

One thing that gets most of us is snacking on the wrong stuff? If you are one of those people that love to constantly snack and is looking for a HEALTHY snack option then you have to make this Roasted Cilantro Chickpea recipe. They are just perfect for snacking. They are also great to use as salad toppers! They are gluten-free and Vegan-friendly. Snack your way to a healthier you!

Roasted Chickpea Recipe

Do Chickpeas have any health benefits?

Chickpeas are loaded with nutrients that are so good for you. Besides the fact that they are a great source of protein for vegans and people with gluten allergy, Chickpeas have high amounts of iron, Vitamin K, Vitamin B-6, folate, magnesium and so much more. They are high in fiber and helps regulate your insulin level. Chickpeas contain minerals such as calcium and phosphate which promotes bone health. More reasons to snack on those roasted chickpeas eh?

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Are chickpeas easy to digest?

Want to make this Roasted chickpea recipe but worried about whether you can easily digest it? Another name for Chickpeas is garbanzo beans which is a type of legume. Legumes are much easier digested because they are typically lower in starch and natural sugars.

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Roasted Crispy Chickpeas Recipe

Perfectly roasted chickpeas that make for a perfect snack.  
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Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 131kcal
Author: Rena

Ingredients

  • 2 cans Garbanzo beans 15 oz
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1/2 Tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1/4 Tsp Sea Salt
  • 1 Tbsp Chopped Cilantro

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400F and prepare a baking sheet with parchment paper. 
  • Drain and rinse the garbanzo beans, remove any extra skins that start to come off.
  • Pat dry with a paper towel. Toss the beans in the olive oil, salt, and garlic powder until well coated.
  • Spread the beans in an even layer on the baking sheet and bake for 30-40 minutes, stopping to stir the beans every 10-15 minutes.
  • The chickpeas are ready when they are golden brown
  • Remove and let cool completely before sprinkling with fresh cilantro and serving.

Notes

  • Use a preheated oven.
  • Be sure to line your baking tray with parchment paper.
  • Make sure to stir the beans every 10-15 mins during baking.
  • When the chickpeas are golden brown, they are ready.
  • Allow to cool completely before serving.
  • For spicy crispy chickpeas, add some crushed chili flakes.
  • Top with some fresh cilantro or you can use parsley.
  • Roasted chickpeas are best day of making, and they lose their crispiness as time goes on. 

Nutrition

Calories: 131kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 5g | Sodium: 387mg | Potassium: 163mg | Fiber: 4g | Vitamin A: 15IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 1.4mg
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