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Spicy chickpeas

Spicy chickpeas

A delicious side dish for little effort, these paprika-roasted chickpeas are a great swap for crisps or a delicious accompaniment to any meal. They’re best eaten fresh, as that’s when they’ll be most crispy!

Recipe: Spicy Chickpeas

Prep and cooking time: 25 mins

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 x 400g tins chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • ¼ tsp dried chilli flakes (optional)
  • 1 tsp tomato paste
  • 1 tbsp olive oil

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C or 180°C fan forced.
  2. Evenly coat the chickpeas with paprika, chilli flakes, tomato paste, olive oil and salt and pepper.
  3. Place the chickpeas in the oven for 15mins or until slightly dryer but still plump, stir frequently and be careful not to burn!

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Commenter
Leigh
14 July, 2021

Afraid I hate tomato – what could I use instead as the paste?


Commenter
Lisa Pickard
21 April, 2021

Do these have any complex carbs in them? What quantity are you meant to eat as a snack – is there guidance


Commenter
Amy Groome
12 May, 2021

Hi Lisa, thanks for your question! There is 1 complex carb portion per serving of the spicy chickpeas. There are 4 servings in this recipe 🙂


Commenter
Lizzie
7 February, 2021

If you did a standard size tin of chickpeas, how many carb servings would that be?


Commenter
Amy Groome
9 February, 2021

Hi Lizzie, this recipe contains 2x400g chickpeas and provides 4 servings. Each serving contains 1 complex carb portion. If using just one tin, there would be 2 portions of complex carbs.


Commenter
Mary Gillan
6 July, 2020

Great recipe, how do I store them? Also what kind of time limit fo they have?

Mary


Commenter
Amy Groome
7 September, 2020

Hi Mary, great question! These are best eaten in the same day. They could be stored in an airtight container for a couple of days, however they won’t have the same crunchy texture.


Commenter
Sue Chapman
12 April, 2020

Can these be frozen or stored for a week?
Thanks


Commenter
Tamara Willner
14 April, 2020

Hi Sue! Thanks for your query. This recipe is best eaten fresh to enjoy the crunchy texture of the roasted chickpeas.


Commenter
Mary Gillan
6 July, 2020

Sorry, just asked pretty same question.could they be place in a air tight container in the fridge for a few days?