Roasted Chili Lime Chickpeas

Makes: 1 small bowl   Prep Time: 5 minutes  Cook Time: 40-45 minutes   Total Time: 50 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 (15oz) can chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained and rinsed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon - 1 teaspoon chili powder (depending on how spicy you want it)
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon - 1/2 teaspoon salt (depending on how much you love salt)
  • chopped fresh cilantro

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400° and line a baking sheet with foil.
  2. Spread chickpeas that have been drained, rinsed, and patted dry, onto the baking sheet in a single even layer.
  3. Roast chickpeas for 40-45 minutes, stirring every 15 minutes or so.
  4. Combine olive oil, lime juice, cumin, salt, chili powder, garlic powder, and cilantro in a medium bowl.
  5. When chickpeas are nice and crunchy (but not burnt!) remove from oven and let cool for a couple of minutes.
  6. Transfer chickpeas to bowl and toss to coat.
  7. Enjoy!