Crunchy, Delicious Vegan Roasted Chickpea’s

Roasted chickpeas with lime and rosemary

As I stood in my kitchen trying to come up with a quick and easy appetizer for my friends who were coming over that evening, I realized I had a can of chickpeas in my pantry that I had completely forgotten about. I had always heard that chickpeas were a great source of protein and fiber, but I had never really known what to do with them. So, I decided to do a little research and see what I could come up with.

After scouring the internet for ideas, I came across a recipe for spiced roasted chickpeas. It seemed simple enough, and I had all of the ingredients on hand. I preheated my oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit and got to work.

I mixed together a blend of cumin, paprika, chili powder, garlic powder, and salt in a small bowl, and then tossed my drained and rinsed chickpeas with some olive oil and the spice mixture in a large bowl. I spread the chickpeas out in a single layer on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper, and then popped them in the oven to roast for 20-30 minutes.

As the chickpeas roasted, the aroma of the spices filled my kitchen, and I couldn’t wait to try them. Once they were finished, I pulled them out of the oven and let them cool for a few minutes. They were crispy and golden brown, and the spices gave them a delicious savory flavor.

I served the spiced roasted chickpeas as an appetizer, with a bowl of hummus on the side for dipping. My friends and I devoured them in no time, and they were a huge hit. I ended up making a double batch the next time I had a gathering, and they were just as popular.

These spiced roasted chickpeas have now become a staple at all of my gatherings, and I always make sure to have a can of chickpeas on hand just in case the craving strikes. They’re easy to make, healthy, and oh so tasty – what more could you ask for in an appetizer?

Additionally, they are versatile, you can experiment with different spices to create your own flavor combinations. You can add some nutritional yeast to make them cheesy, or toss them with sriracha and soy sauce for a spicy Asian twist.

The best part about this recipe is that it’s vegan, gluten-free, and a great source of protein! So, give them a try and let us know what you think!

Vegan Roasted Chickpeas

Vegan Roasted Chickpeas

When it comes to snacking, few things are as satisfying as a crunchy, savory treat. That's why we're excited to share our recipe for vegan roasted chickpeas. Not only are they delicious and satisfying, but they're also incredibly easy to make.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4
Calories 150 kcal


  • 1 15 oz can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  • Preheat your oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • In a small bowl, mix together the cumin, paprika, chili powder, garlic powder, and salt.
  • In a large bowl, toss the chickpeas with the olive oil and spice mixture until they are evenly coated.
  • Spread the chickpeas out in a single layer on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • Roast the chickpeas in the preheated oven for 20-30 minutes, or until they are crispy and golden brown.
  • Serve the roasted chickpeas as a snack or appetizer, with a dipping sauce of your choice.
Keyword Chickpea, Plant-Based, Vegan
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