By Amanda Just

Photo by The Simple Veganista

Oh, the magic of chickpeas! It can be hummus, its canned/soaking water (known as “aquafaba”) can replace eggs, it bulks up soups… It also roasts up oh so nicely in your oven with minimal work for a crunchy, protein-packed snack. Below are 5 recipes with a range of flavors for crunchy chickpea snacks that you’re sure to love!

Cheesy Nacho Roasted Chickpeas by The Garden Grazer

Pull a few spices from your cabinet and whip up a batch of cheesy nacho-flavored chickpeas. Great for salads and tacos, too!

Spicy Chickpeas with Indian Flavors by Healing Tomato

This recipe is inspired by chana chor, a popular Indian street food. Lots of fun flavors are happening in this recipe!

Sweet & Salty Sesame Chickpeas by Jackie Newgent

For those of you who like that sweet-and-savory combo, this recipe is for you! Adding whole sesame seeds gives these crunchy chickpeas even more texture.

Curry & Sriracha Roasted Chickpeas by The Simple Veganista

For lovers of that bright red hot sauce with the iconic rooster on the label, this recipe brings the heat alongside curry flavors!

Maple Chai Roasted Chickpeas by Diary of an ExSloth

The sweetness of maple plus the warm spices of chai come together in this protein-packed snack. A batch of these in the oven are sure to make your kitchen smell so-o-o good, too!