Recipes
Spicy Roasted Chickpeas

Ingredients
2 cups canned chickpeas, rinsed and drained
1 1/2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
Directions
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Coat a no-stick baking sheet with no-stick spray and set aside.

In a small bowl, toss the chickpeas with the oil, cumin, coriander, red pepper and black pepper.

Place the chickpeas in a single layer on the prepared baking sheet. Bake for 30 to 40 minutes, or until crisp and golden.

Ease of Preparation: Easy

Preparation Time: 5 min

Cook Time: 40 min

Servings: 8

Recipe By: Editors of Prevention Magazine Health Books

From:  The Healthy Cook: The Ultimate Illustrated Kitchen Guide to Great Low-Fat Food
Used with permission of Rodale Press

Chef Suggestions
Variations:
Southwestern Roasted Chickpeas: Replace the coriander with chili powder.

Cajun Roasted Chickpeas: Replace the cumin, coriander, red pepper and black pepper with 1 teaspoon Cajun Spice.
Nutrition Facts
As prepared, each serving contains 50 calories, 1.6g total fat, 0mg cholesterol, 170mg sodium, 7.1g total carbohydrate and 2.0g protein.

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