This roasted garbanzo bean snack is a delicious, healthy alternative to chips and crackers. Feel free to use your own choice of favorite spices and herbs. This recipe makes about 4 servings.

  • 2 cups of dry garbanzo beans
  • 3 Tbsp of vegetable oil
  • 1/2 Tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 Tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 Tsp cinnamon
  • 1 Tsp dry cilantro herb
  1. Soak 2 cups of dry garbanzo beans for 12 hours, drain the soak water away.
  2. In a saucepan with fresh water, boil the beans for an hour or until they are tender. Drain the water away so the beans are quite dry.
  3. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  4. Put the beans and other ingredients in a bowl and toss to coat.
  5. Tip the beans into a large dish (9”x13” is ideal) so they are in one layer.
  6. Bake them in the oven for about 30 minutes until they are crisp and crunchy.
  7. Serve immediately.