The Ultimate Roasted Chickpeas

Ottawa Athletic Club Recipe of the Week

September 11th, 2019

Chickpeas are both nutritious and filling! In only a 1/2 cup, they contain 5 grams of fiber and 10 grams of protein.

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Prep Time: 5 Mins             Cook Time: 40 Mins            Total Time: 45 Mins

Chickpeas are a powerful legume! Did you know in only a 1/2 cup they contain 5 grams of fiber and 10 grams of protein?! Not to mention they’re a high source of folate, a mineral that helps increase red blood cells. These are the cells that carry oxygen to and from your muscles, especially when you’re having a great workout at the OAC!

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 can of BPA chickpeas cup
  • 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • Paprika (optional)
  • Cumin (optional)

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Turn your oven on to 350
  2. Drain a can of BPA chickpeas and pat dry.
  3. Toss them in a few TBS of olive oil, sea salt, and black pepper. You can add a little paprika or cumin as well.
  4. Bake in the oven on a lined baking sheet for 40 minutes.
  5. Remove from the oven and then squeeze some lime over them.
  6. Pack them in a Tupperware or 1/2 cup mason jar and take them to work!

 

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