Bowl of spicy roasted chickpeas

Spicy Roasted Chickpeas

A great on-the-go snack to pop into your bag.
Total Time: 25 minutes
Course: Snack
Keyword: Vegan, Vegetarian
Servings: 2 people


  • 400g chickpeas (tin; 240g drained)
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne chilli pepper


  • Pre heat oven to 200°C/ 180°C fan/ Gas 6 and line a baking tray with greaseproof paper.
  • Put the drained chickpeas into a bowl, add the olive oil and coat well.
  • Add the smoked paprika and cayenne chilli pepper to the chickpeas and mix until they are all coated.
  • Pour the chickpeas onto the lined baking tray and bake for 20 minutes, giving them a shake half way.
  • Eat them hot or cold, either way they are guaranteed to add spice to your day!
  • Store in an air tight container, in a cool dry place, for up to 3 days (if they last that long!).


  • Experiment with spices – try adding some ground cumin for a flavour twist.
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