A Fix for Savory/Salty/Crunchy Cravings: Nutrient Packed Chickpea Recipe

Take snack time with a new approach! We found a recipe for you that is versatile and delicious – great for snacking, topping salads and protein bowls. A super simple roasted chickpea recipe that you can adapt to your spice preferences is here to inspire. Time in the kitchen isn’t always doable for big projects so this is a nice way to get into home cooking without a labor intensive plan. 

Plus the nutrient profile is wonderfully well rounded. Chickpeas are packed with protein and fiber to help you feel fueled longer. As a rich source of vitamins, minerals, and fiber, chickpeas may offer a variety of health benefits, such as aiding weight management, improving digestion, and reducing your risk of disease.


  • Baking Sheets


  • 1 1/2 cups cooked chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • Extra-virgin olive oil, for drizzling
  • Sea salt
  • Paprika, curry powder, or other spices (optional)


  1. Preheat the oven to 425°F and line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Spread the chickpeas on a kitchen towel and pat them dry. Remove any loose skins.
  3. Transfer the dried chickpeas to the baking sheet and toss them with a drizzle of olive oil and generous pinches of salt.
  4. Roast the chickpeas for 20 to 30 minutes, or until golden brown and crisp. Ovens can vary, if your chickpeas are not crispy enough, keep going until they are!
  5. Remove from the oven and, while the chickpeas are still warm, toss with pinches of your favorite spices, if using.
  6. Store roasted chickpeas in a loosely-covered container at room temperature. They are best used within two days.



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