Today we cooked up a healthy snack! Toddler world is consumed with constant demands for something…mostly snacks. Recently I’ve been in search for high fiber snacks for B to help with some of his tummy issues. I came across a recipe for Roasted Chick Peas and thought I’d tweak it and make it with Brady. These came out super crunchy and flavorful much like peanuts. Brady has always loved chick peas (garbanzo beans) whenever we get them at a salad bar so I knew he’d love these. Here’s how this super easy recipe came together.
1 can of garbanzo beans
1/4 teaspoon of:
1/2 teaspoon of sugar
about 1/4 cup Olive oil to coat beans
We simply rinsed, drained, and dried the beans. Then we tossed them in olive oil and the seasonings. Brady spread the beans out on a pan and I roasted them at 425* for about 30-40 minutes (giving them a toss every 15 minutes or so.) They should be golden brown and slightly crunchy. If you want, you can also toss the warm chick peas in a little more salt and sugar for some extra flavor when they come out of the oven!
These little treats come out nice and nutty and are the perfect sweet and salty snack!