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Crispy Chickpeas

Next time you are feeling the urge to devour a bag of chips, try reaching for this snack instead. Chickpeas are high in protein and fiber. These is an especially great option for vegetarians, vegans, and those following a gluten free diet.


1 can (15 oz.) chickpeas rinsed and drained

2 Tbsp. olive oil

1/2 tsp. paprika

1/2 tsp. garlic powder

1/2 tsp. fine sea salt

1/8 tsp. cayenne (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 400 F. Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper. Pour chickpeas onto a clean kitchen towel and thoroughly pat dry

  2. Place chickpeas on the baking sheet and toss with the oil, paprika, garlic powder, salt, and cayenne. Spread out in a single layer.

  3. Bake for 20 minutes, stir, and return to the oven for 10 minutes, or until extra crispy. Allow the chickpeas to cool completely prior to serving

Taken from: Run Fast. Cook Fast. Eat Slow by Shalane Flanagan and Elyse Kopecky

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