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Indian-Spiced Roasted Chickpeas
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Contributed by: funkymuseAdded: Dec 19, 2008 at 02:02 PM


Found this recipe in Fitness Magazine and it's GREAT!

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type O (1 beneficials)
  • Snack
  • 2 cups Canned Chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1 Tablespoon Lemon Juice
  • 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1 Tablespoon Brown Sugar or other compliant sweetner
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons Ground Cumin
  • 1 teaspoon Ground Coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
  • Compliant Pepper and Cayenne Pepper to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon Sea Salt
How to make it:
  1. Preheat oven to 425 F.
  2. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and toss well.
  3. Spread on a foil lined baking sheet and roast for 20 - 25 minutes, tossing halfway through until chickpeas are dark brown in spots.
  4. Let cool.
    Can be kept in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 4 days. Also fantastic on a tossed salad.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Garbanzo Bean (Chickpea)  A A A A A A N A
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Coriander  N N N N N N N N
Cumin  N N N N N N N N
Lemon/Lemon Juice2 B B B B N N N N
Sea Salt2 N N N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Cinnamon2 N N N N A A N A
Pepper (Black/ Peppercorn) Fre...2 A N A N A N N N
Pepper (Cayenne/Red Flakes/Jal...- A A A A N N N N

Sweetener Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Sugar (Brown/White)- N A N A N A N A

[1] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.

  • This recipe is low in common allergens.
  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This recipe uses ecologically friendly ingredients.

    If an ingredient is an avoid for your blood type, then try using a BTD compliant variant/substitute or leaving the item out of the recipe.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Jan 07, 2009 at 03:06 PM By: Lola