Spicy Roasted Chickpeas

Spicy Roasted Chickpeas
Prep Time: 
45 minutes
Number of Servings: 


  • 1 15 oz can chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained, rinsed and dried thoroughly
  • 1 tsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp fresh black pepper
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 12 tsp cumin
  • 12 tsp paprika
  • 1 Tbsp red chili pepper flakes


  1. Preheat oven to 400ºF.
  2. Pat chickpeas dry with a paper towel. Discard any skins that peel off.
  3. Combine remaining ingredients in a small bowl and add chickpeas. Stir until beans are evenly coated.
  4. Place on a baking sheet and roast for 30 to 40 minutes, turning once. 
  5. Serve immediately.


Teeny-tiny garbanzo beans pack loads of fiber and protein and leave you feeling full, and the heat generated from red chili pepper flakes has been rumored to boost metabolism.