Cheesy roasted chickpeas make a delicious snack or savory topping for soups, salads, and grain bowls. You don't need to be vegan to fall in love with this plant-based recipe!
I'm all about the crunchy-and-savory combination, especially when it comes to snacks (but always, really).
They're something I make over and over again in my own kitchen.
Today, my roasted-chickpea game is all about the best way to add cheesy flavor to vegan food, nutritional yeast. Along with a punch of herbaceous flavor from crushed rosemary, thyme, and oregano, it's enough to make me swoon over garbanzo beans.
(Admittedly, this is not a difficult feat.)
Regardless, these cheesy roasted chickpeas have sources of plant-based protein, and they're packed with gut-boosting fiber, too. They're not the type of snack where you'll feel like you're running on empty a few minutes later.
Don't count them out at mealtime, either.
Delicious, nutritious, easy, and versatile.
You might as well start mixing up a double batch.
Cheesy Herb Roasted Chickpeas (Vegan)
- 1 can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
- 2 tablespoons grapeseed oil
- 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast
- 1 teaspoon crushed rosemary
- 1 teaspoon dry thyme
- 1 teaspoon oregano
- ½ teaspoon onion powder
- ½ teaspoon garlic powder
- Salt and pepper
- Preheat oven to 400º F and prepare a baking pan.
- Dry chickpeas by rolling them in between paper towel sheets or a clean kitchen towel and transfer to a large mixing bowl. Stir in grapeseed oil, nutritional yeast, crushed rosemary, thyme, oregano, onion powder, garlic powder, and salt and pepper.
- Spread on baking pan and place on the center rack of oven. Cook 20 minutes, or until chickpeas are crispy and golden.
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p style="text-align: right;">Last updated December 6, 2018.