These savory roasted chickpeas are an addictive, healthy snack. I’m always looking for different sources of protein to sustain me between meals, and chickpeas (or garbanzo beans) are perfect for this. A half cup of cooked chickpeas has almost 8 grams of protein, which is much higher than most snack foods. They are deliciously crunchy right out of the oven. The texture changes a bit if you store them, but you can get them crispy again by putting them under the broiler for a minute. Check out my Chipotle Lime Chickpeas for a different, but equally delicious, healthy snack recipe.
Savory Roasted Chickpeas Price Breakdown
I start with dried chickpeas, which are much cheaper than the canned version. They cost $.17 per cup when you start with dry beans, but they’re $.50 or more per cup when you buy the canned version. The total cost of this recipe is $.55, or $.18 per half-cup serving. These savory roasted chickpeas are a great healthy substitute for the empty carbs we often reach for between meals.