(ALMOST) OIL-FREE CRISPY CHICKPEAS

Published on: 02/13/2024
crispy chickpeas
crispy chickpeas

CRISPY CHICKPEAS

Let’s give some love to the chicks! It is Valentine’s Day, right😉?! These little powerhouses are packed with fiber, protein, and healthy fats. This groovy combination means they can help keep your blood sugar in check, aid in weight management, and support both heart and gut health. Plus, they’re super versatile! You can toss them into all sorts of savory or sweet dishes, from salads to desserts. So, why not whip up something delicious and nutritious with chickpeas today? Your taste buds and your body will thank you!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Side Dish, Snack
Servings 6

Equipment

  • nonstick skillet

Ingredients
  

  • 1 15-oz can chickpeas drained and well-rinsed
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 Tablespoons Parmesan cheese finely grated
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon dried basil
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Instructions
 

  • Place the well-rinsed chickpeas on a double layer of paper towels. Gently roll to help dry the chickpeas as much as possible.
  • Add the olive oil to a medium-sized nonstick skillet and place over medium heat.
  • Add the chickpeas to the pan and cook for approximately 25 minutes, stirring frequently. Chickpeas should be golden brown and crispy on all sides.
  • Place chickpeas in a medium serving bowl. Toss gently with Parmesan cheese, garlic powder, basil, oregano, salt and pepper.
  • Serve immediately. To save for later, place chickpeas in a parchment paper-lined sealable container. Store for up to one week. Makes 6 ½-cup servings.

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