Roasted garbanzo beans or roasted chickpeas recipes are continually gaining popularity and so is our recipe for roasted garbanzo beans. Roasted garbanzo beans from scratch can make terrific snacks for all ages and they are tasty, healthy and purely satisfying.
This roasted garbanzo bean recipe made from dry beans has just the right amount of flavor with honey, cinnamon, nutmeg and sea salt to get you through a couple of hours when you are stretched between meals. Anytime is the perfect time for garbanzo’s, especially with tasty flavoring like we have in this recipe. Garbanzos = greatness, and there is so much more to them than just making hummus. Wouldn’t you agree it is time for garbanzos to take center stage instead of being that appetizer or side dish? Garbanzo beans gluten-free little gems!
Garbanzos are so extremely versatile. You can eat them hot or cold, and they can act as the superstar of the meal. They can be whatever you want them to be. You can use these, oven roasted garbanzo beans as croutons in a salad or soup or just eat them like trail mix. We love substituting these for potato chips!
One of the most important things to note about this garbanzo bean recipe is that you do not want to soak the garbanzo beans before cooking them. Soaking them before making roasted garbanzo beans will just leave you with soggy garbanzo beans instead of nice crunchy ones. We know it's unorthodox but trust us these will be the crunchiest roasted garbanzo recipe you can find! Not soaking the garbanzo beans will save you time and give you the best end result.
Roasted garbanzo beans snack are a snack that is crunchy, deliciousness that you will want to make time after time. Pack up these healthy roasted garbanzo beans and take them with for your everyday snack. The kids will love them. We love to mix our roasted garbanzo beans with raisins as pictured below we like the little bit of sweet mixed in. These roasted garbanzo beans are also delicious in our trail mix recipe!
Roasted Garbanzo Bean Nutrition:
We inputted our garbanzo bean recipe into Spark Recipes Recipe Calculator so that you could have the oven roasted garbanzo beans nutrition information. Roasted garbanzo beans calorie count can vary on how big of serving you have, we say it serves 4 but that is a large snack at almost 12 ounces of roasted garbanzo beans but they pack in 11 grams of protein. If you are having a roasted garbanzo beans salad, adding two ounces on to a roasted garbanzo beans salad only adds a few calories while adding a delightful crunch.
Honey Roasted Chickpeas
1 ½ cups dried Palouse Brand Chickpeas
3 ½ cups water
1 tbsp. olive oil
2 tbsp. honey
1 tsp. cinnamon
¼ tsp. nutmeg
¼ tsp. sea salt
Place chickpeas in a large saucepan, add water and bring to a boil.
Reduce heat, cover and continue a slow boil for 35 minutes.
Remove from heat, thoroughly drain and pat dry with a paper towel.
Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees.
Spread beans on a baking sheet in a single layer and bake for 45 minutes or until they test crispy.
Warm the honey, mix in the oil, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt. While the mixture is still warm, remove the crispy chickpeas from the oven and gently stir together until well mixed.
Caramelize the chickpeas by placing them back on the baking sheet and put them back in the oven for another 10 minutes.