Prep time: 10 minutes - Cook time: 25 minutes - Serves: 10 x 20g servings
Roast chickpeas & almonds with smoked paprika
A quick-and-tasty alternative to just plain nuts, they’re delicious served straight from the oven. They can be pretty firm on the teeth, so be careful as you crunch.
This dish is: Dairy free • gluten free • vegan • vegetarian • a source of protein • contains fibre • provides folic acid and vitamin E
Each portion contains:
|Nutrition value||Amount||% Reference nutrient intake|
- 400g tin of
chickpeas,drained and rinsed
- Leaves from 2 sprigs of fresh rosemary (about 1
tsbp), finely chopped
- 2 tsp ground cumin
- 1 tsp smoked paprika
- 100g whole almonds
- Freshly ground black pepper
* Chickpeas: Contains protein which provides the building blocks for your baby to grow2
* Almonds: Contains Vitamin E. An adequate intake of vitamin E during pregnancy is associated with a lower likelihood of your child developing asthma and respiratory issues later in life3,4
- Preheat the oven to 200oC (fan 180 oC), 400 oF, Gas Mark 6.
- Toss the chickpeas, rosemary, cumin, paprika and pepper together on a large baking tray. Spread them out in an even layer and bake for 15 minutes until just beginning to crisp up.
- After this time, scatter in the almonds and give everything a good toss together. Return to the oven for another 10 minutes until the chickpeas are crisp and have caught colour.
- Remove from the oven, top into a bowl, allow to cool a little more then serve.
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Last reviewed: 7th September 2018