Roasted Chickpeas with Parmesan
This spread can be served hot or cold. Omit the hot sauce altogether if you have mild taste buds.
INGREDIENTS | YIELDS 2 servings
- ½ cup canned chickpeas, drained
- 2 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan cheese
- few drops hot sauce
Mash chickpeas with fork in a small bowl or mix in a blender until smooth.
Mix Parmesan cheese with chickpea mixture.
Add hot sauce and blend well. Serve with pita bread crisps.
- Calories: 100
- Fat: 3 grams
- Protein: 6 grams
- Carbohydrates: 14 grams
- Cholesterol: 5 milligrams
Roasted chickpeas make a tasty snack on their own. They come in many flavors, and they are good sources of iron, calcium, antioxidants, and protein. They have less fat than peanuts, but be careful to buy low-sodium chickpeas to avoid excess salt.