Clean Eating Roasted Chickpeas

  • Yield servings

Roasted chickpeas get an extra kick from chili powder and cumin.

Ingredients

3 cups cooked chickpeas (canned or made fresh)
1 tablespoon garlic powder
1 tablespoon onion powder
1 tablespoon cumin
2 teaspoons chili powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon olive oil

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Spread the beans out over a parchment-lined cookie sheet.
  3. Bake for 40-60 minutes being sure to stir at 10 minute intervals. The longer you cook these, the crunchier they will get. But watch them closely so they do not burn. 40 minutes produces a softer, chewier bean and 60 will give you a crunchy bean.
  4. Allow to cool and serve.

Other Possible Flavor Combinations:

  1. Use 3 tbsp. Clean Eating Taco Seasoning + 1/2 tsp. sea salt and 1 tbsp. olive oil
  2. Use 3 tbsp. agave or honey + 2 tsp. cinnamon, 1/4 tsp. salt and 1 tbsp. safflower oil
  3. Use flavored oils in just about any flavor
  4. Use 1 tbsp. garlic powder, juice of 2 lemons + zest and 2 tbsp. dried rosemary
  5. Use 3 tbsp. balsamic vinegar and 1 tsp. sea salt. Garlic and onion powder optional here.
  6. Use 2 tbsp. chili powder, 1 tbsp. paprika, 1/2 tsp. salt and 1 tbsp. olive oil
  7. Use 2 tbsp. curry, 1 tbsp. garam masala (spicy!!), 1 tbsp. garlic powder and 1 tbsp. olive oil


Reprinted with permission from TheGraciousPantry.com by Tiffany McCauley.

Tiffany McCauley lives in the San Francisco Bay area and publishes TheGraciousPantry.com. A blog dedicated to the creation of clean eating recipes.

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