Chili Spiced Roasted Peas

Crunchy, spicy, and irresistible -- these baked, oil-free peas make a great snack for packing nutrition and plant-based protein into your day.  Gluten-free, vegan, and a healthy energy boost.  This recipe can be a base for any chili blend you want to try

EASY       Servings: 8     Ready In: 80 minutes

Chili Spiced Roasted Peas - Healthy, Plant-Based, Gluten-Free, Nut-Free, Oil-Free, Vegan

Chili Spiced Roasted Peas - Healthy, Plant-Based, Gluten-Free, Nut-Free, Oil-Free, Vegan

Ingredients

1 (16-ounce) bag frozen peas, thawed
2 tbsp. chickpea flour
1 tsp.chili powder
1 tsp. onion powder
1/2 tsp. garlic powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 cup water


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Procedure

Gather ingredients. Preheat oven to 350 F. 

To spice the peas: In a medium bowl, combine the chickpea flour and all of the spices (chili, onion, and garlic powders) and salt. 
Add the water and whisk until there aren't any lumps. 
Add peas to the bowl and stir well to coat with the spiced mixture. 

To roast the peas: Spread peas into a single layer on a baking sheet. 
Bake at 350F for about 60-70 min. 
Stir every 15-20 minutes. 
Cook until chickpeas are crunchy. 

For a crunchier texture, turn the oven up to 400 and cook for an extra 8-10 minutes. 
Remove from the oven and let cool on the sheet pan at least 10 minutes before storing. 

Store in a bowl on your counter and crunch away!

Chef's Tips: Chili powder adds a spicy kick, but you can swap out with other spices like wasabi powder or smoked paprika.

Yield: 2 cups


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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: 1/8 of a recipe (about 1/4 cup)

Calories 51.82
Calories From Fat (6%) 3.15
% Daily Value
Total Fat 0.38g <1%
Saturated Fat 0.06g <1%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 208.15mg 9%
Potassium 110.84mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 9.1g 3%
Fiber 2.89g 12%
Sugar 3.04g
Protein 3.39g 7%
Calcium 10.28mg 1%
Iron 15.81mg 88%
Vitamin A 1267.54IU 25%
Vitamin C 0.07mg <1


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