Buffalo Roasted Chickpeas

Chickpeas are one of the most delicious legumes you can eat. They are full of vitamins, minerals, and packed full of fiber and protein making them an ideal meat replacement. Due to the protein and fiber in them they also help keep you feeling full longer than other foods. Roasted buffalo chickpeas are a fun way to spice up a healthy ingredient!

Not only are they full of health benefits but they are also inexpensive and very versatile to use in cooking. Chickpeas can be used in stews, soups, salads, or roasted like in this recipe and eaten as a snack.

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Roasted Buffalo Chickpeas Ingredients

Chickpeas: Dried or canned chickpeas will work in this recipe although dried chickpeas will have to be soaked in advance before cooking them.

Buffalo Sauce: Any brand of buffalo sauce will work you can also use any type of your favorite hot sauce.

Seasoning: The seasoning is very simple in this recipe all you need it garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Onion powder and Paprika are also good alternatives to try!

How to Make Roasted Buffalo Chickpeas

  1. Drain and dry chickpeas.
  2. Toss with remaining ingredients and spread onto a baking sheet.
  3. Bake for 30-35 minutes or until crispy and golden brown.

Tips and Tricks

  • Make sure the chickpeas are completely dried out when baking otherwise they will be chewy and not crispy.
  • Thoroughly dry the chickpeas after rinsing, this will help them crisp up in the oven and allow the seasoning to stick properly.
  • If they start to loose their crispiness after a couple of days they can be rebaked in the oven for a couple of minutes.

Storage Instructions

These chickpeas can stored in an air tight container for up to 1 week at room temperature.

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Roasted Buffalo Chickpeas

Crispy and spicy buffalo chickpeas are the perfect snack or addition to any meal!
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Roasted Buffalo Chickpeas, Roasted Chickpeas
Servings: 2 cups
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time35 minutes
Total Time40 minutes


  • 1 19 oz can chickpeas
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons buffalo sauce
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • Drain and rinse chickpeas, pat dry with a paper towel.
  • Combine all ingredients in a bowl and toss until evenly coated.
  • Place on a baking sheet and roast until they are crispy, 30-35 minutes shaking the tray halfway through cooking,

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  1. 5 stars
    This is my favourite quick and easy treat! I make this for a snack, a light lunch, or a side dish with dinner! Super simple ingredients that are usually in my house, and minimal effort to make!

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