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Cripsy Zesty Chickpeas

Roasted Zesty Chickpeas

Snack Crediting for Ages 3-5

Total Time

50 minutes

Serving Size

1/8 cup



meat solo


Meat/Meat Alternate


  • 1 (15 oz) cans chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1/2 tbsp lemon pepper seasoning


  1. Preheat the oven to 425° F. Line a medium baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Place the chickpeas on kitchen towels and lightly rub to remove excess moisture. Then remove loose skin.
  3. Add the chickpeas to a medium bowl and drizzle the oil on top. Toss the chickpeas until all are coated with oil.
  4. Spread out the chickpeas on the pan. You want enough space between them to crisp up!
  5. Place in the oven and bake for 30-45 minutes or until golden brown.
  6. Remove from oven and transfer roasted chickpeas to a medium bowl where you will add the seasoning. Toss contents in bowl until seasoning covers each chickpea.

1/8 cup provides 1/2 oz eq meat alternate

Creditable Stamp 2017