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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 2
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 404.9
  • Total Fat: 16.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 717.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 54.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 10.6 g
  • Protein: 11.9 g

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Roasted Chickpea Poppers

Submitted by: ARK202


Crispy Chickpeas perfect for snacking! Crispy Chickpeas perfect for snacking!
Number of Servings: 2


    1 Can (about 2 cups) chickpeas (Garbanzo Beans) - Drained

    2 Tablespoons Olive Oil

    3 Tablespoons Seasoning Mix
    - Curry : 2 parts Curry, 1 part Coarse Salt
    - Ranch : 3 parts Low-Fat Ranch Powder Dip Mix
    - Spicy Ranch : 2 Parts Ranch Mix, 1 part Chili Powder or Curry
    - Other Suggestions : Chinese Five Spice, Italian Seasonings, Garlic Powder, etc


I've seen variations of this recipe in a lot of different cook books/websites. I love these because my big downfall is salty, crunchy snacks, and these are MUCH better than potato chips. As for the Seasoning Mix, every time I make them I change it up a little bit.

1) Preheat your oven to 425*.

2) Dump your chickpeas into a plastic bag.

3) Add oil, seal bag and shake it up.

4) Add seasoning mixtures and shake bag until evenly covered.

5) Line baking sheet with aluminum foil (reduces cleaning time!).

6) Spread chickpeas out in a single layer.

7) Cook for 35 minutes, shaking the pan occasionally. They're done when they are crispy and not chewy. I've noticed that sometimes it takes up to 45 or 50 minutes to completely crispify. I'd recommend watching carefully the first time, until you have an idea of how long it takes in your oven.

Makes 2 Servings. They don't stay crispy too long, so I often make only half of the recipe at a time, or share it!

Number of Servings: 2

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ARK202.

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    really great snack! 1st time I made them they stuck to the foil - so I used parchment paper instead and they didn't stick. Also good - Tony Chachere's Herb Seasoning (spicy and salty so go easy on it)... cheers! - 8/28/08

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I used the 2 tbs of olive oil and it was too oily for me, so next time I'll reduce the oil. Otherwise these are excellent. - 7/30/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Sooo good! I'm munching on some right now. Made them last night to snack on during the day at work. I used some mrs. dash because didn't have any real spices (or dressing packets). Next time around I'm going to try ranch flavored. Yum! - 4/29/08

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  • Made as directed w/2 parts ranch & 1 part chili powder. My S.O. really ooh'ed and ahh'ed over them. Took 55 min. to bake but that's b/c stuck to foil, had to take them out each time to move them around. Very filling & tasty! 1 serving saved me from snacking endlessly on junk last night. - 9/5/14

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  • Yum! I liked it with just 1 tablespoon EVOO. It hit the spot when I wanted something crispy/salty. - 7/8/12

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  • Yummy. Crunchy and easy to take on the go. - 6/6/12

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  • Delicious! I've been trying to use up my MANY cans of garbanzo beans and this was a great recipe for that. It's nice being able to make something new and interesting without having to go out and buy a lot of new ingredients. I will use parchment next time to avoid the sticking! - 8/8/10

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  • I rinsed the beans and used spray oil and that worked fine. For a half cup of poppers the calorie count drops to 120 & the sodium to 231. These are musc better totals for me. I mis-read the amount of spices to put in so I only used about half. This was a mistake & the recipe was bland. - 11/23/08

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This looks WONDERFUL! Thank you for this idea! I'm always eating chickpeas out of the can as I'm coking with them so I think I will love these... - 7/3/08

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    sounds great will try myself - 3/26/08

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I have not tried these yet, but I heard on Martha Stewart radio that you can roast them without the oil, even healthier. - 2/11/08

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  • yum! I used ranch dry mix, wasabi powder and a touch of cajun spice. I omitted the olive oil and used spray oil. Very good, will make again! - 1/30/08

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  • very yummy and crunchy. I used lemon pepper and onion powder, very satisfying - 1/29/08

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  • They stuck to the foil, tasted yummy, will try again tho! - 1/29/08

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  • so yummy and easy to make!! - 1/19/08

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