Crispy chickpeas and pumpkin seeds with lime

Fuel your next exercise bout or begin your post-exercise recovery with this tasty, healthy snack that is rich in fiber and a good source of protein. Canola oil’s neutral taste lets the lively flavours of smoked paprika and lime step to the fore. This crunchy snack is great tossed into green salads or soups, too.

Recipe and photo provided by CanolaInfo.org
140 cal Serves 14
Prep time 0h 5m
Cook time 0h 35m
Total time 0h 40m
crispy chickpeas and pumpkin seeds in two glass jars with limes in background

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Step 1

    Preheat oven to 425 °F (220 °C).
  2. Step 2

    In medium bowl, combine chickpeas, canola oil, paprika, cumin and garlic powder. Toss until well coated. Spread mixture on large baking sheet in single layer. Bake 30 minutes or until beginning to brown. Stir every 10 minutes.
  3. Step 3

    Sprinkle with pumpkin seeds, stir and bake 5 minutes more or until chickpeas are crispy, being careful not to burn them.
  4. Step 4

    Remove from oven and toss with lime zest. Let stand on baking sheet 30 to 45 minutes for crisp texture and peak flavours. When completely cooled, store in airtight container at room temperature for up to 2 days.

Nutritional Information

Per serving (1 portion)

Calories
140
Protein
6 g
Sodium
320 mg
Potassium
65 mg
Total fat
7 g
Saturated fat
1 g
Cholesterol
0 mg
Carbonhydrates
14 g
Fibre
4 g
Sugars
2 g
Added sugars
0 g