Spicy Roasted Chickpeas

Spicy Roasted Chickpeas - This diabetic appetizer recipe is great because it’s low on the glycemic index , which means your blood sugar will not spike, it will keep you fuller longer and the spices will give it just the right amount of kick.

Use this meal as an appetizer for your next cookout or as a side dish for dinner.

Below you will see all the ingredients required to make this meal, also a step by step and nutrition for this appetizer recipe. 

Spicy Roasted Chickpeas

This tasty appetizers will get your mouth watering that you are not going to believe that this appetizer could be diabetic friendly.

This meal is quick and easy with only 5 ingredients. 

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7 servings


1 can (15 ounces) chickpeas, drained, rinsed, and patted dry

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 teaspoon smoked paprika

1/4 teaspoon chipotle or ancho chili powder

1/4 teaspoon sea salt


1. Preheat the oven to 400°F.

2. On a small rimmed baking sheet, toss the chickpeas with the oil, paprika, chipotle powder, and salt. Roast for 35 minutes, shaking the pan twice during baking, until the chickpeas are crisp and dry. Turn the oven off and leave the chickpeas inside to cool. Store in an airtight container.

Cooking Times

Preparation Time: 3 minutes

Cooking Time: 35 minutes

Total Time: 38 minutes

Source: The Rodale Whole Foods Cookbook


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