Olive oil roasted chickpeas

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About this recipe: Delicious and nutritious, roasted chickpeas make for a healthy snack. Roasted in the oven, these are a nice crunchy, high fibre alternative to nuts.

ABRAMOWICZ

Ingredients
Serves: 4 

  • 1 (400g) tin chickpeas, drained
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • salt (optional)
  • cayenne pepper (optional)

Method
Prep:5min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Ready in:45min 

  1. Preheat oven to 230 C / Gas mark 8.
  2. Pat chickpeas dry with kitchen roll. In a bowl, toss chickpeas with olive oil, and season to taste with salt and pepper. Spread on a baking tray, and bake for 30 to 40 minutes, until browned and crunchy. Watch carefully the last few minutes to avoid burning.

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Reviews (21)

dobby
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18

Altered ingredient amounts. When roasting chickpeas you definitely do not need this much olive oil! Try just lightly greasing the baking tray instead. - 07 Aug 2008

anchel79
12

a nice snack, I added some chilli and garlic flakes. - 05 Nov 2009

margaret_fullington
12

Altered ingredient amounts. If they're soft in the middle, you need to roast them about another 10 minutes (based on mine). I started with 20 min on 180 and then went another 15 min or so on 230 to get them nice and crunchy - they get small and nutty. They didn't burn at all. I used about 1TB oil and about a TB of curry powder and a few dashes of cayenne. - 07 Aug 2008

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