Cheesy Chickpeas

Number of Servings: 2 (138 g)
Active Time: 5 min.
Total Time: 30 min.
Cheesy Chickpeas

Don’t let the name fool you—this snack is completely vegan! The cheese-like flavor comes from nutritional yeast, which is a treat whether or not you abstain from eating dairy. You’ll love the savory crunch of this easy snack, and it’s perfect to tuck into a lunchbox for on-the-go munching.


  • 1 (15 oz.) can no-salt-added chickpeas, drained and dried
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 3 Tbsp. nutritional yeast
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. garlic powder


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Toss the chickpeas in a bowl with the olive oil. Spread out on the baking sheet and bake until crispy, stirring 2-3 times (30 minutes).
  3. Whisk together the nutritional yeast, salt, and garlic powder.
  4. While the chickpeas are still warm, toss them in the seasoning until generously coated.

Nutrition Facts

2 servings per container

Serving Size 138 g

Amount per serving
Calories 285
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 1.5g 8%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 5.5g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 600mg 26%
Total Carbohydrate 36g 13%
Dietary Fiber 10.5g 39%
Total Sugars 6g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 20g
Protein 14g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 63.6mg 4%
Iron 4mg 20%
Potassium 465mg 10%
Vitamin A 1.7mcg 0%
Vitamin C 1.6mg 2%
Vitamin E 1.4mg 6%
Vitamin K 9mcg 8%
Thiamin 4.6mg 380%
Riboflavin 3.7mg 280%
Niacin 19.7mg 130%
Vitamin B6 2.4mg 140%
Folate 897.4mcg 224%
Vitamin B12 6.6mcg 280%
Biotin 0mcg 0%
Chloride 0mg 0%
Pantothenate 0.4mg 0%
Phosphorus 209.9mg 15%
Iodine 0mcg 0%
Magnesium 59.7mg 15%
Zinc 1.9mg 20%
Selenium 4.7mcg 10%
Copper 0.4mg 45%
Manganese 1.3mg 60%
Chromium 0mcg 0%
Molybdenum 92.3mcg 200%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Chickpeas, Olive Oil, Nutritional Yeast (inactive Dry Yeast, Niacin (b3), Thiamin Hydrochloride (b1), Riboflavin (b2), Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (b6)), Salt, Garlic Powder.

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