Monday, April 2, 2012

Honey Cinnamon Roasted Chickpeas

•2 (15 ounce) cans of chickpeas (or 4 cups cooked chickpeas)
•2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
•1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
•2 tablespoon granulated sugar
•4 teaspoons olive oil
•2 tablespoon honey

1.Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
2.Drain and rinse chickpeas in a colander under running water. Thoroughly dry chickpeas with a kitchen towel.
3.In a small bowl, whisk together the oil, cinnamon, nutmeg and sugar. Add chickpeas and toss until coated with spice mixture. Spread chickpeas out on a rimmed baking sheet.
4.Roast, shaking the pan occasionally, until the chickpeas are crunchy and no longer soft in the middle, 35-40 minutes. Test taste every few minutes until desired texture is reached.
5.Place hot, roasted beans in a small bowl and coat evenly with honey. Spread beans back out on baking sheet and allow to dry. Store in an airtight container at room temperature.

Yields: about 4 cups/16 servings (1/4 cup)
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Bake Time: 40 minutes

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 cup serving):
Calories: 112, Fat 3g, Sat Fat 0g, Carbs 18g, Fiber 4g, Sugars 6g, Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 4mg, Protein 5g

Recipe Printed From Sweet Pea’s Kitchen