Recipe: Spiced Chickpeas


Chickpeas are an easy, clean, low-calorie snack to keep by your desk during the work day. Add them onto salads, or just munch on as a side dish at dinner. Either way, you'll love this healthy chickpea recipe! Store leftovers in the refrigerator in an airtight container. Try it in our Roasted Veggie Buddha Bowl recipe!


Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 6-8 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
Serving size: ⅓ cup


  • 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 (15-ounce) can chickpeas, drained, rinsed, and patted dry
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon chili powder


  1. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium heat and add the oil.
  2. Add the chickpeas, cumin, garlic powder, and chili powder to the skillet and stir the chickpeas around for 6-8 minutes, or until fragrant and golden brown, then set aside.
Nutrition Information
Per Serving (⅓ cup):
Calories: 118
Calories from fat: 4
Fat: 3g
Saturated Fat: 0g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Sodium: 119mg
Carbohydrates: 18g
Fiber: 5g
Sugar: 3g
Protein: 5g
SmartPoints: 3

The nutrition content of recipes on have been calculated by Registered Dietitian, Jessica Penner, of Smart Nutrition.