Spicy Roasted Chickpeas

5 from 3 reviews

Crispy roasted chickpeas made with olive oil, spices and salt. The perfect crunchy snack!


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  • 2 15-ounce cans chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Lay chickpeas out on a sheet pan and pat them dry with a kitchen towel. Remove the towel from the pan.
  3. Combine spices in a bowl. Sprinkle the spices over the chickpeas and drizzle them with the olive oil. Toss until the chickpeas are coated with spices.
  4. Place in an even layer on a baking sheet and bake 30-35 minutes, or until very crispy, stirring once about halfway through.
  5. Remove from the oven, set aside and allow to cool.
  6. Store the roasted chickpeas in an airtight container at room temperature up to 2 weeks.


Cooking Tips: Try half regular chili powder and half ancho chili powder for more heat.


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