Crispy Chickpeas and Pumpkin Seeds with Lime

Crispy Chickpeas and Pumpkin Seeds with Lime

Fuel your workout or refuel post-exercise with this tasty, healthy snack that's rich in fiber and protein. With good fats from canola oil and lively flavors of smoked paprika and lime, this crunchy snack is great tossed into green salads or soups, too.

 

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Nutrition Facts

Crispy Chickpeas and Pumpkin Seeds with Lime

CaloriesCalories

140 Per Serving

ProteinProtein

6g Per Serving

FiberFiber

4g Per Serving
×
Calories 140
Total Fat 7.0 g
Saturated Fat 1.0 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 3.0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 200 mg
Total Carbohydrate 14 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Sugars 2 g
Protein 6 g

Dietary Exchanges
1 starch, 1/2 lean meat, 1 fat

Ingredients

Servings  10  

  • 2 cans chickpeas (garbanzo beans) (rinsed, drained)
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 cup hulled pumpkin seeds
  • grated zest from 1 medium lime

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 425 °F
  2. In medium bowl, combine chickpeas, canola oil, paprika, cumin and garlic powder. Toss until well coated. Spread mixture on large baking sheet in single layer. Bake 30 minutes or until beginning to brown. Stir every 10 minutes.
  3. Sprinkle with pumpkin seeds, stir and bake 5 minutes more or until chickpeas are crispy, being careful not to burn them.
  4. Remove from oven and toss with lime zest. Let stand on baking sheet 30 to 45 minutes for crisp texture and peak flavors. When completely cooled, store in airtight container at room temperature for up to 2 days.

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