Spicy Roasted Chickpeas

READY IN: 22mins
Recipe by JanetB-KY

Posting this for ZWT 2006, this takes the common chickpea and makes it into a spicy snack food.

Top Review by KPD123

Dee-lishious!!! I LOVED these! Made recipe exactly as written except for the oven temp. I was roasting broccoli at 450 degrees so I roasted the chicke peas at that temp for 15 minutes and they were perfect!! Will make time and again. Thanks for the awesome keeper, Janet!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Rinse chickpeas in colander; drain well, shaking to remove as much water as possible.
  3. Combine chickpeas, olive oil, salt and pepper in baking pan large enough to hold chickpeas in a single layer.
  4. Bake 15 minutes or until chickpeas begin to brown, shaking pan twice to brown evenly.
  5. Add chili powder and cayenne to taste; bake an additional 5 minutes or until dark golden-red.
  6. Serve with lime wedges.

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