Roasted Chicknuts

From the Vitality Food Feature ‘Healthy Holiday Munchies‘.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups dried whole chickpeas (or canned chickpeas)
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne

1) To cook chickpeas, soak 12 hours or overnight in water to cover. Drain and cover with fresh water. Bring to boil, reduce heat and simmer until just tender. Drain.

2) Spread chickpeas on non-stick or lightly oiled baking sheets. Sprinkle with garlic powder and cayenne and shake to coat evenly. Roast in 350 F oven for 1 to 2 hours, shaking pan several times, until browned and crunchy. Cool and store in airtight container.

Linda Gabris is an avid cook who enjoys sharing her grandmother’s old recipes and medicinal preparations as they were recorded in the handwritten journals passed down to her. Linda also enjoys gardening and foraging for edible wild foods. Over the years, she has taught cooking courses in Prince George, B.C., with a focus on healthy eating, food preparation, and International cuisine.

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