Roasted Chick Pea Poppers – Healthy Protein Snacks

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Roasted Chick Pea Poppers – Healthy Protein Snacks

What sometimes starts off as a mistake can end in something amazing! Today while I was preparing some chickpeas for the baby, I accidentally left them too long and they got a bit overdone. I am sure Baby J, who is now only 4 months old, would not appreciate ‘slightly burned’ food quite yet. So, I saved them and made a great snack for the older boys. I call them Roasted Chick Pea Poppers, great healthy protein snacks. They are quite addictive, but so healthy!

Recipe Below The Video

Roasted Chick Pea Poppers – Healthy Protein Snacks

Roasted Chick Pea Poppers – Healthy Protein Snacks

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cooked chickpeas from dried beans
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
  • pinch of sea salt
  • 1 tablespoons honey

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Drain and rinse the beans.
  3. Let them dry on a towel until most of the excess moisture is absorbed.
  4. Spread on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat.
  5. Roast in the oven for 45-60 minutes or until crunchy
  6. Immediately (while beans are still hot), toss with olive oil, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt and honey.
  7. Caramelize in the over for another 10 min.
  8. Serve hot or at room temperature.
  9. Yum!
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Dr Dina Quick Tips

Quick Tips:

  • Serve warm or keep in an airtight container for up to 4 days

  • Use wash and drained canned beans instead of dried

  • Substitute agave for honey

  • Like it spicy – add cayenne and red pepper flakes

  • Like it sweeter – add brown sugar instead of honey

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Dina M. Kulik, MD, FRCPC, PEM

About Dina M. Kulik, MD, FRCPC, PEM

Dina is a wife, mother of 4, and adrenaline junky. She loves to share children’s health information from her professional and personal experience. More About Dr Dina.

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