Chickpea Nuts

Serves
N/A
Cook time
25-30 mins
Prep time
5 mins

BENEFIT

Chickpeas are rich in iron for your baby’s brain development and protein for growth of cells so they make a great snack. They are also a source of Zinc for making DNA and B vitamins for a healthy nervous system.

Ingredients

  • 400g chickpeas ((tin, drained))
  • 2 tsp Chinese 5 spice
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 2g black pepper
  • 1 tbsp olive oil

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C.
  2. Place all the ingredients together in a zip-lock bag.
  3. Seal and rub mixture until all chickpeas are covered.
  4. Remove from bag.
  5. Spread out on a lined baking tray and bake for 25-30 minutes, stirring occasionally.

BENEFIT

Chickpeas are rich in iron for your baby’s brain development and protein for growth of cells so they make a great snack. They are also a source of Zinc for making DNA and B vitamins for a healthy nervous system.

High in:

  • Iron
  • Protein
  • Vitamin E
TIP

Serve immediately as they taste best hot. Add more spices if you prefer a hotter flavour and use as a tasty evening snack instead of crisps or salted nuts. You can also try different flavourings such as paprika.