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Roasted Chickpeas for Kids, 4 Ways

Kids love these crispy, crunchy, oven-roasted chickpeas coated in familiar seasonings. Try them instead of chips or crackers for a snack or side.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: kid friendly, Roasted Chickpeas
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 257kcal

Ingredients

  • 3 cups cooked chickpeas (or 2 cans, rinsed and drained.)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

Seasonings (Choose one per batch.)

    Cinnamon Sugar

    • 1 tablespoon sugar
    • 1 teaspoon cinnamon

    Cool Ranch

    • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon dried dill
    • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
    • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil

    Sweet Curry

    • 2 teaspoons curry powder
    • 2 teaspoons sugar

    Barbecue

    • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
    • 1 teaspoon onion powder
    • 1 teaspoon paprika
    • 1 teaspoon sugar
    • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
    • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder

    Instructions

    • Preheat oven to 375 F.
    • Rinse and drain chickpeas, and spread on a cookie sheet.
    • Bake at 375 for 40 minutes, shaking the pan once in the middle.
    • Remove the chickpeas from the oven, transfer to a bowl, and toss with oil and seasonings of choice.
    • Return the seasoned chickpeas to the cookie sheet and bake 5-10 more minutes, until they become crisp and fragrant.
    • Enjoy immediately.

    Notes

    If you're making the cinnamon-sugar flavor, use chickpeas with low or no added salt.

    Nutrition

    Calories: 257kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 514mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 6g