Crunchy Paprika Chickpeas

Prep Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
2 cups

Made crunchy after time spent in the oven, these chickpeas make a fantastic snack.


  • 2 cans (15 ½ ounces each) chickpeas

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, to coat

  • 1 ½ teaspoons coarse salt

  • 1 teaspoon hot or sweet paprika


  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Drain and rinse chickpeas; pat dry with paper towels. Transfer to a rimmed baking sheet; toss with olive oil to coat. Spread in a single layer; roast until deep brown and crispy, tossing occasionally, 35 to 40 minutes.

  2. Sprinkle with salt and paprika; roast 2 to 3 minutes more. Cool completely on a paper-towel-lined plate.

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