These easy roasted chickpeas can be seasoned to perfection. Perfect for snacking or in addition to many meals.
These easy roasted chickpeas are one of the easiest snacks or additions to a main dish that you can add to your recipe collection.
One thing we love about roasted chickpeas is that you can make them as crispy or not as you want. Want a crunch like a chip? Then you just cook them for an extended time. Want them a little softer and better for inside of meals? Then you can cook them a little less.
No matter which way you prefer, you will get crispy roasted chickpeas each time!
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Frequently Asked Questions:
Can I make these easy roasted chickpeas Top 8 Allergen Free?
Yes! This recipe is written to be Top 8 Allergen friendly. There are no changes that you need to make.
One note is that depending on what seasoning you choose, ensure that it does not contain any of your top allergens
How long are easy roasted chickpeas good for?
Roasted chickpeas are best eaten right away. However, they can be reheated. Best stored in an air tight container in the frudge and eaten with 5-7 days.
Do I need to remove the skins from the chickpeas?
No! Do you really want to spend time doing this? No one I know does. You do not need to do this.
The only benefit to removing chickpea skins is that they can get slightly more crispy, but we have need to big enough benefit to doing it this way.
However, feel free to try it for yourself and decide if you want too.
Can I make these oil free?
Theoretically, yes. However, if you want them crispy, you aren’t going to get it as crispy without oil. However, they will still roasted. If you do make them oil free, we do recommend spritzing with water.
Why are my chickpeas not crispy?
If you want super crispy chickpeas you want to make sure you remove as much water as possible and also rotating your chickpeas while cooking.
The chickpeas on the outer edges tend to cook faster, so you want to make sure you move them around.
Also it’s important to note that chickpeas won’t stay crispy usually. So if you don’t eat them that day, you likely will need to crisp them up again in an air fryer if you want them crispy again.
What seasoning should I use on these easy roasted chickpeas?
Great creative! We love BBQ seasoning and other blends like Trader Joe’s 21 seasoning salute! The chickpeas take on pretty much any flavor so you can get super inspired with your spice cabinet!
Spicy chickpeas could be chili powder and smoked paprika. If you are making curry bowls, you can use curry powder. Italian seasoning like rosemary and thyme make great blends too!
Can I double this recipe?
Yes! Feel free to double or triple the ingredients exactly as called for!
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Easy Roasted Chickpeas
- Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
- Rinse and drain the chickpeas. Lay out onto a kitchen towel and dry throughly. *We remove any skins that naturally fall off while drying but we do not worry about peeling each one.
- Add to a baking sheet with the olive oil and salt. Toss to combine. Spread into one even layer and bake for 20-30 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes, until desired crispiness (shorter for softer chickpeas, longer for crispier chickpeas).
- Remove from oven and sprinkle your favorite seasoning over the top while warm and toss to combine. Serve
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