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Saturday, July 29, 2017

Easy Roasted Garbanzo Beans

These Easy Roasted Garbanzo Beans are a tasty, healthy treat! 

 These Easy Roasted Chickpeas are a tasty, healthy treat! They contain lots of flavor but are low in fat. Serve these up at your game day party or enjoy them as an everyday snack. You will love how easy the garbanzo beans roast up in the oven. It is a snack that can be enjoyed right away or later as they store well in the pantry.


 This crunchy snack is also allergy-friendly and suitable for so many meal plans. They are vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free, vegetarian, and even nut-free. This is a plant-based snack that is great for a meatless meal. If you are looking for a high-protein snack, then you will enjoy these roasted garbanzo beans.

 Garbanzo beans ie chickpeas make a healthy irresistible vegetarian snack when they are roasted in the oven. This snack is so easy to make and you can make many flavors depending on what spices you use. All you need is a can of garbanzo beans, oil, and spices. Just be warned, these are addicting and you might just eat the whole bowl of these crunchy beans in one sitting. That is perfectly fine to do and this plant-based snack is so healthy. They are loaded with protein and fiber. These roasted beans are a delicious vegan snack that is high in protein.

Spicy or mild

 The roasted beans can be prepared with many different flavors to suit your taste. So if you like the tasty nutty chickpeas mild, just use spices like garlic powder, onion powder, seasoned salt, or even rosemary. For those who want a spicy snack, add some chili powder or red pepper flakes. For even more spicy flavor, toss the canned chickpeas in a couple tablespoons of hot sauce.

A snack that is loaded with protein

 Chickpeas can be considered a bean as they are also called garbanzo beans. These tasty poppable gems are high in protein. One cup of this nutty-tasting contains 34 grams of protein. So this is a snack that you can feel good about eating for a snack or part of a meal. So eat them by the handful.

Keep extra cans of garbanzo beans in your pantry

 I like to keep extra cans of garbanzo beans in my pantry so I can make this healthy snack often. This homemade snack takes less than 30 minutes to make and my boys love them in their school lunches. The roasted beans can be made with so many different spices depending on your taste. I used garlic powder in my recipe but you can use other spices like rosemary or onion salt. For a spicy taste, use some crushed red pepper. You can even use dried garbanzo beans for this recipe, just cook them first. Garbanzo beans are so easy to cook in a pressure cooker or Instant Pot. Get the easy recipe here. You can even cook them in a slow cooker. Garbanzo beans are perfect for many meatless recipes and as a salad topping. They are high in fiber and the perfect ingredient for roasted red pepper hummus. Did you know that you can even make a gluten-free flour with dried garbanzo beans?

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Roasted Garbanzo Beans 

1 can garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon salt
optional spices like chili powder, red pepper, seasoned salt, or crushed rosemary- use about 1/4 teaspoon of the desired spice.

Oven 400F
  Pat the garbanzo beans gently with a paper towel to dry them. Then place them in a bowl and add the olive oil and seasoning. Stir until beans are covered with oil and spices. Place the beans on a baking sheet and bake for 15 minutes. Stir the beans and bake 15 more minutes or until toasted and brown. Let the beans cool down and enjoy. Store leftovers in a container with a tight lid. Serves two.


Sylvia Elmore Zajis said...

These sound like a great easy snack that is full of protein! Thanks for sharing!

Sylvia Elmore Zajis said...

These sound like a great easy snack that is full of protein! Thanks for sharing!

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