Garlic-Parmesan-Roasted-Chickpeas-300x336

Makes: 2 1/2 cups
Hands-on time: 10 minutes
Total time: 55 minutes (plus drying time)

INGREDIENTS:

2 15 1/2-oz cans chickpeas, drained and rinsed
1 tbsp olive oil
1 tsp minced garlic
1/2 tsp sea salt
Fresh ground black pepper, to taste
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese

INSTRUCTIONS:

1.Spread chickpeas on several layers of paper towel and let dry for 30 minutes.
2.Preheat oven to 400°F. In a medium bowl, combine oil, garlic, salt and pepper. Add cheese and stir until crumbly and oil is absorbed. Add chickpeas and toss to coat.
3.Spread on a baking sheet and bake for 45 to 50 minutes, until golden and crispy.

Nutrients per serving (1/4 cup Garlic Parmesan Roasted Chickpeas): Calories: 118, Total Fat: 3 g, Sat. Fat: 1 g, Monounsaturated Fat: 1 g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 1 g, Carbs: 15 g, Fiber: 3 g, Sugars: 1 g, Protein: 6 g, Sodium: 202 mg, Cholesterol: 4 mg