CRISPY CRUNCHY OVEN ROASTED CHICK PEAS seasoned with bay leaves and bacon are finished with zesty Old Bay seasoning blend. These nutty peas are delightful for snacking and make a scrumptious topping for salads.
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So, shall we mention nutrition? protein? fiber? How about flavor? Crunch? Satisfaction? These pea nuts have all that and more.
Bacon Bay Chick Pea Nuts
(Adapted from Bon Appetit Magazine)
2 (15 oz.) cans chickpeas, drained, rinsed, and patted very dry
3 slices bacon, chopped
2 bay leaves
Salt and pepper to taste
1 tsp. Old Bay Seasoning
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Spread chickpeas, bacon, salt and pepper on a rimmed sheet pan. Roast for about 50 to 60 minutes, stirring occasionally, until crunchy. Toss with Old Bay Seasoning.