roasted garbanzo beans roasted chickpeas

Smokey Bacon Roasted Garbanzo Beans

If you like a crunchy, healthy snack of roasted garbanzo beans then you will surely grab this recipe for roasted garbanzo beans.  To be honest about this recipe for roasted garbanzo beans, its like, “go bold or go back and try again (add more flavor)!!”

The Smokey bacon flavor in our recipe for roasted garbanzo beans may sound a little strange but it is bold and guaranteed to be an unforgettable hit.  Garbanzo beans make terrific snacks for all ages and they are tasty, healthy and purely satisfying without the sugar!

Garbanzo beans aka chickpeas are low in saturated fat, and very low in cholesterol and sodium. They are a good source of dietary fiber, protein and copper, and a very good source of folate and manganese.

A little research tells us that just two cups of garbanzos can supply the daily requirement for helping lower LDL cholesterol and triglycerides and help regulate blood sugar levels.  According to “Medical News Today” garbanzo beans offer a source of fiber that is well-tolerated by IBS patients. Who would have thought garbanzos could literally bring our bodies these amazing kinds of benefits.

Garbanzo beans are low-glycemic, gluten-free little gems and anytime is the perfect time for garbanzos, especially when you make our terrific Smokey bacon roasted garbanzo bean recipe.

Garbanzos are so extremely versatile.  You can eat them hot or cold, and they can act as the super star of the meal. They can be whatever you want them to be.  You can roast chickpeas and add them to salads, use them as a substitute for croutons in soups, or turn them into a simple snack like this one. Or, how about substituting these little gems for potato chips?  Just an idea or two for you.

Try pairing our roasted garbanzo bean snack with a tray of vegetables – it’s a perfect hors d’oeuvres combination!


    Comments 4

    Michele on

    Rehydrate…..does that mean just soaking or do you have to cook them?

    Kerry on

    Which brand of Smokey Bacon Infused Sea Salt do you recommend?

    Palouse Brand on

    Yes, you have to rehydrate the beans before roasting them.

    Carol Suderno on

    I’ve received a bag of your Garbanzo beans and want to try this recipe, Roasted Garbanzo beans with the smoked bacon salt.
    Am I supposed to re-hydrate the beans before I roast them?

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