Spanish Roasted Garbanzos

Research has shown that simply the act of eating legumes like garbanzo beans will lower the A1c score of Type 2 diabetics. This is a delicious, spicy way to get yours.


  • 1 (16 oz) can garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained
  • ½ tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt or Himalayan
  • ¼ teaspoon smoked paprika
  • cayenne powder


  • Preheat oven to 400° F.
  • Put garbanzos in a bowl, add the oil and the spices, and mix carefully without breaking the garbanzos, but making sure they're all evenly coated.
  • Spread beans evenly on a cookie sheet, and bake for 20-30 minutes, shaking occasionally to make sure they get roasted evenly. Bring them out when they are crispy.

Ready in about 22 minutes
Makes 2 servings

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