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Parmesan Ranch Roasted Chickpeas

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These roasted chickpeas drizzled with olive oil and tossed in a ranch parmesan mixture are the perfect make-ahead snack!

Parmesan Ranch Roasted Chickpeas

I’m a huge fan of snacking. Actually just now, as I am writing this, I am powering my way through a bowl of trail mix. You know, the kind that has the raisins, nuts, and chocolate candy pieces.

Yes. No shame, in my game.

Of course, I would rather have these but I ate them all in about one sitting after they had been photographed and, sadly, I do not have another can of chickpeas in the cabinet.

So until I go to the grocery store, the regular ole’ trail mix will have to do.

Parmesan Ranch Roasted Chickpeas

So, yes, as you can see I am a big fan of snacking. As much as I know I should be eating more regular meals, sometimes it just isn’t feasible for me during the day.

Nope, scratch that… most of the time I just forget. Yeah, that sounds about right.

I feed my kids breakfast and lunch but then never end up feeding myself at the same time and end up just grabbing a Shakeology or some other snack. Dinner is sometimes the only meal that I can say is a “true” meal for me.

When I can I try and make my own healthy snacks to keep on hand – like these homemade apple chips – so I’m not tempted by the not-so-good stuff.

Parmesan Ranch Roasted Chickpeas

This was my first attempt at making roasted chickpeas and they turned out amazing. I absolutely love chickpeas and I had been seeing a few roasted chickpea recipes floating around the interwebs and I felt like giving it a try.

I love it when things turn out right the first time I try them!

Add in a little parmesan and a packet of ranch mix that I had in the cabinet and you have yourself some parmesan ranch roasted chickpeas that will definitely be eaten in one sitting.

Parmesan Ranch Roasted Chickpeas

Parmesan Ranch Roasted Chickpeas

These roasted chickpeas drizzled with olive oil and tossed in a ranch parmesan mixture are the perfect make-ahead snack!
Pin Recipe
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Yield: 8 servings


  • 2 cans chickpeas drained and rinsed
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 packet ranch dressing mix
  • 4 Tbsp grated Parmesan cheese


  • Preheat oven to 400° F. Line baking sheet with foil and spray with non-stick cooking spray.
  • In a medium bowl, combine the rinsed chickpeas, olive oil, ranch mixture, and parmesan cheese. Toss to coat.
  • Pour chickpeas onto prepared baking sheet, flattening into a single layer.
  • Cook at 400° F for 15 minutes, then remove from oven and toss to prevent sticking. Place back in oven for additional 15 minutes or until chickpeas are golden brown and crispy.
  • Let cool on baking sheet completely.
  • Serve and snack away!
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This Post Has 12 Comments
  1. I’ve been seeing a lot of roasted chickpea recipes too and I’m dying to try them. Did you experiment at all with storage? Your recipe has 2 cans of chickpeas which is a lot, so I’m assuming you didn’t eat them all that same day (did you? 🙂 ) so I was hoping you had some insight on storing them safely for a few days. How long would they last?

    1. Actually, yes. The hubby and I did eat both cans before they even made it to a tupper for storage. #noshame But I would assume about 3-4 days for storage.

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