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Roasted Garbanzo Beans

Roasted Garbanzo Beans

In stressful times, it‘s easy to reach for snacks that taste great but aren‘t so great for you. Instead of opening that big bag of chips, check out this recipe for roasted garbanzo beans — a simple and inexpensive snack that satisfies your salty and crunchy cravings while providing ample protein and fiber.
Garbanzo beans, also known as chickpeas, taste great and are at their crispiest fresh out of the oven. After they cool, they become deliciously chewy. And as this recipe proves, they‘re customizable to your tastes with your choice of seasonings. Happy snacking!

Ingredients

:
1 can garbanzo beans (chickpeas)
1 tablespoon olive oil
½ teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon seasoning of your choice (seasoning salt, chili powder, curry powder, garlic, etc.)
Directions:
Preheat oven to 400 °F.
Pour the can of garbanzo beans into a strainer, rinse thoroughly under running water.
Pat the garbanzo beans dry with a clean dishtowel. Remove any skins that come off while drying.
Toss the garbanzo beans with olive oil and salt.
Roast the garbanzo beans for 30 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes.
Sprinkle spices over the warm garbanzo beans.

Nutrition Information


Serving size: ¼ can (4 servings total)

Amount Per Serving

Calories: 144
Fat: 4g
Carbohydrates: 18g
Dietary fiber: 4g
Protein (g): 6g
Sodium: 317mg

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