This is a great healthy snack alternative that is also inexpensive to make!

Recipe: Spicy Garbanzo Beans

Summary: great for snacking!


  • 2 cans (15 oz size) garbanzo beans
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp cumin
  • 1 Tbsp curry powder
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper


  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees and get out a large baking sheet.
  2. Drain garbanzo beans, rinse, and drain well.
  3. Put garbanzo beans in bowl and pour olive oil in, tossing to coat the beans well.
  4. Spread garbanzo beans out on baking sheet.
  5. In small bowl, mix together the seasonings.
  6. Sprinkle 1/2 seasoning mixture evenly over garbanzo beans on baking sheet, shake beans to coat, then sprinkle remaining half of seasonings over beans, and shake again to coat.
  7. Put in preheated oven and bake for 20 minutes, shaking to mix up beans once during baking time.
  8. Garbanzo beans are done baking when they crisp up; adjust your cooking time accordingly.

Preparation time: 5 minute(s)

Cooking time: 20 minute(s)

Number of servings (yield): 4

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