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Roasted Chickpeas

3 servings

Source: 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

134 Calories · 7 g Protein · 6 g Fiber
Gluten-free · Nut-free

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


Makes 3 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 at 425 F. 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, on until the marinade is absorbed. Serve warm or refrigerated.

Nutrition Facts

Per serving

Calories: 134
Protein: 7 g
Carbohydrate: 22 g
Sugar: 45 g
Total Fat: 3 g
     Calories from Fat: 17%
Fiber: 6 g
Sodium: 389 mg

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