Lemon Herbed Chickpeas

  These chickpeas are delicious to nibble on or to use to top salads, pasta, soups, pizza, grains, and more! Leftovers can be lightly mashed or pureed with condiments for a sandwich spread..

Health Benefits  -  oil free, soy free, vegan and good source of protein. a healthy snack 

Prep time  10 minutes

Yield        4 - 5 servings


  • 3 cups cooked chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • ¼ cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1–1 ½ Tbsp pure maple syrup
  • ½ rounded tsp sea salt
  • ½ tsp Dijon mustard (optional)
  • ½ tsp grated lemon zest (optional)
  • Lemon pepper or freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 Tbsp minced fresh oregano (reserve a few pinches)
  • 1 Tbsp minced fresh chives (reserve a few pinches)
  • 1 Tbsp minced fresh thyme (reserve a few pinches)


  1. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F.
  2. Starting with 1 tablespoon of maple syrup, combine all the ingredients except the reserved fresh herbs and the optional lemon zest in a baking dish, and toss to combine.
  3. Bake for 25–30 minutes, stirring once or twice, until the chickpeas are a little golden and the marinade is absorbed. Add the reserved fresh herbs and lemon zest (if using) and toss.
  4. Taste and add extra seasoning if desired. Serve warm.


Recipe has been graciously provided T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies

Mains, Gluten Free

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