Rockin’ Roasted Chickpeas

A crispy, crunchy snack that is perfectly seasoned with rosemary and cayenne pepper. These roasted chickpeas are healthy and delightful!
ForwardFood_Logo_  and The Humane Society of the United States

Excerpted from The Foodservice Professional’s Guide to Meat-free Meals


roasted chickpeas

Servings: 50 servings




Beans, garbanzo, low-sodium

canned, drained

1-1/4 #10 cans
Oil, olive or vegetable 1/4 cup
Salt 1-2 tablespoons
Pepper, red or cayenne 3/4 teaspoons
Rosemary, fresh, chopped


1/3 cup 1 tablespoon
Rosemary, dried (optional) 1/8 cup 1 teaspoon


  1. Rinse and drain chickpeas very well in strainer.
  2. Layer chickpeas on parchment lined sheet pan. Cover chickpeas with another sheet of parchment paper to dry.
  3. Pat gently to remove excess water. 

    Optional: chickpeas can be stored in cooler overnight to dry on pan.

  4. Remove chickpeas from cooler and toss chickpeas with the oil, salt and pepper.
  5. Arrange in a single layer on baking sheet.
  6. Roast at 350° F for 30-40 minutes, until chickpeas are golden brown and rattle when shaking the baking sheet.

  7. Transfer the roasted chickpeas to a bowl and toss with rosemary, if using.
  8. Cool completely. Store in an airtight container for up to one week.

Recipe Notes

Yield 50 servings
HACCP—Standard Operating Procedure—Use hand washing procedures before starting recipe.
HACCP Critical Control Point: Hold at internal temperature of 135° F or above
HACCP Critical Control Point: Cool to 41° F or lower within 4 hours.
Serving Information
Serving size:1⁄4 cup 
Crediting: 1 oz meat/meat alternate or 1⁄4 cup legume vegetable.
*(Sodium may vary if using reduced-sodium products.) 

Nutrition Facts per Serving (0.25cup)

Calories: 106 kcal | Fat: 5 g | Saturated fat: 1 g | Carbohydrates: 12 g | Fiber: 4 g | Protein: 4 g

This recipe has not been tested or standardized by Healthy School Recipes. The outcome, allergen information, and nutrient data may vary depending on the specific ingredients and equipment used in your location.


Leave a Comment

Share This Recipe!

Share on email
Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on pinterest
Share on linkedin

Get Recipes Delivered to Your Inbox!

Close Menu