Tuesday 5 September 2006 10.37am
Make your own!
Prep Time:5 Minutes
Cook Time:40 Minutes
Ready In:45 Minutes
1 (12 ounce) can chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained
(Or prepare from dried chickpeas soaked overnight, then drained,recover with fresh water, cook until tender then drain and cool)
2 tablespoons olive oil
garlic salt (optional)
cayenne pepper (optional)
Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C).
Blot chickpeas with a paper towel to dry them. In a bowl, toss chickpeas with olive oil, and season to taste with salt, garlic salt, and cayenne pepper, if using. Spread on a baking sheet, and bake for 30 to 40 minutes, until browned and crunchy. Watch carefully the last few minutes to avoid burning.