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Roasted Chickpeas

4 servings

Source: Adapted from Dr. Neal Barnard’s Cookbook for Reversing Diabetes by Neal Barnard, MD; recipe by Dreena Burton

Warm, earthy spices coat the chickpeas, and roasting enhances the flavors.

About the Recipe

153 Calories · 7.6 g Protein · 7.1 g Fiber
Gluten-free · Nut-free

Chickpeas are high in fiber, which can help control weight and lower cholesterol. 


Makes 4 Servings

  • chickpeas, rinsed and drained (1 15-ounce can)
  • apple cider vinegar (1 tbsp.)
  • smoked paprika (1/2 tsp.)
  • ground cumin (1/2 tsp.)
  • cinnamon (1/2 tsp.)
  • dried basil leaves (1/2 tsp.)
  • pure maple syrup (1/2 tsp.)
  • sea salt (1/4 tsp.)


  1. Preheat the oven to 425 F (218 C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine chickpeas, vinegar, paprika, cumin, cinnamon, basil, syrup, and salt. Toss to combine.

  3. Spread evenly on the prepared baking sheet and bake for 15-20 minutes, or until the marinade is absorbed. Serve warm or refrigerated.

Nutrition Facts

Per serving:
Calories: 153
Fat: 3g
    Saturated Fat: 0.2 g
    Calories from Fat: 16.6%
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Protein: 7.6 g
Carbohydrate: 25.1 g
Sugar: 4.8 g
Fiber: 7.1 g
Sodium: 156 mg
Calcium: 57 mg
Iron: 1.4 mg
Vitamin C: 0.1 mg
Beta-Carotene: 101 mcg
Vitamin E: 0.4 mg

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