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Crispy Chicknuts

  • (15 oz. can) chickpeas, rinsed and blotted dry
  • (1 Tbsp.) extra-virgin olive oil
  • (2 tsp.) ground cumin
  • (1 tsp.) dried marjoram
  • (1/4 tsp.) ground allspice
  • (1/4 tsp.) salt

Crispy Chicknuts

Canned chickpeas tossed in a mixture of warm spices then baked until crispy.

Preparation Time
About 5 minutes
Cook Time
About 30 minutes


  1. 1With oven rack in upper third position, preheat to 450°F.
  2. 2In a small bowl, toss chickpeas with oil, cumin, marjoram, allspice and salt. Place on a rimmed baking sheet in an even layer. Bake 25-30 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  3. 3Cool 15 minutes and serve.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1/2 cup

Amount Per Serving:
  • Calories 103
  • Total Fat 5 g
  • Total Carbohydrate 14 g
  • Protein 4 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Sodium 303 mg
  • Fiber 5 g

Additional Information

Recipe Category: Snack

Recipe Subcategory: Miscellaneous

Recipe Ethnicity: Middle-Eastern

Dietetic Info:
  • Glycemic Index:
  • Gluten Free: Yes

Vegetarian/Allergen Info: N/A

NOTE: Glycemic Index Scale: Low=0-55, Medium=56-69, High=70 or greater.