Cheesy Chickpeas

Number of Servings: 2 (142g)
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes

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
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder


  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. |
  2. Coat the chickpeas into a bowl with the olive oil. Spread out on the baking sheet and bake for 30 minutes or until crispy, stirring the chickpeas every 10 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 142g

Amount per serving
Calories 260
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 1.5g 5%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 5.5g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 860mg 37%
Total Carbohydrate 32g 12%
Dietary Fiber 9.5g 32%
Total Sugars 5g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 17g
Protein 12g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 58.2mg 4%
Iron 1.6mg 10%
Potassium 250mg 6%
Vitamin A 1.4mcg 0%
Vitamin C 0.1mcg 0%
Vitamin E 1.3mg 6%
Vitamin K 8.4mcg 6%
Thiamin 4.5mg 380%
Riboflavin 3.7mg 280%
Niacin 18.9mg 120%
Vitamin B6 2.4mg 140%
Folate 52.7mcg 13%
Vitamin B12 6.6mcg 280%
Biotin 5.2mcg 15%
Chloride 0mg 0%
Pantothenate 0.1mg 0%
Phosphorus 153.8mg 10%
Iodine 0mcg 0%
Magnesium 39.6mg 10%
Zinc 1.5mg 10%
Selenium 4.1mcg 8%
Copper 0.3mg 35%
Manganese 1.1mg 50%
Chromium 0mcg 0%
Molybdenum 0mcg 0%

* 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 Nutritional Yeast (dried Yeast, Niacin, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Riboflavin, Thiamine Hydrochloride, Folic Acid, Vitamin B12)), Salt, Garlic Powder.

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