- 1 can (15 ounces) chickpeas, drained and rinsed
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- Optional toppings: grated Parmesan cheese, chopped fresh herbs, or a squeeze of fresh lemon juice
- Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).
- Rinse and drain the chickpeas and pat dry with a paper towel.
- Spread the chickpeas out on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
- In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, smoked paprika, garlic powder, and salt. Pour the mixture over the chickpeas and toss until coated.
- Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until the chickpeas are crisp and golden brown.
- Remove from oven and let cool slightly before serving. Sprinkle with grated Parmesan cheese, chopped fresh herbs, or a squeeze of fresh lemon juice, if desired.
This recipe can be easily customized with your favorite seasonings. Try adding chili powder, cumin, or curry powder for a different flavor profile. These chickpeas can be stored in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days.