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Chili bean snack mix

Recipe Information

Servings 16
Preparation 10 Minutes
Cook Time 50 Minutes
Total Time 60 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Main Ingredient Chickpeas
Category Beans & Legumes
Meal Snack
Type Appetizer; Side Dish
Cook Method Baking
Diet Low Calorie; Low Fat; Low Cholesterol; High Fiber; Vegetarian


  • 2 cans (15 ounces each) chickpeas 

  • Butter-flavor cooking spray 

  • 4 cups toasted wheat, corn or rice cereal 

  • 2 cups pretzel crackers or pretzel sticks

  • 1 package (8 ounces) mixed dried fruit (2 cups), chopped

  • 1 package (6 ounces) dried pineapple chunks (1 cup)

  • 1/2 cup roasted pumpkin seeds 

  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium Worcestershire sauce 

  • 4 teaspoons chili powder 

  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder 

  • 1 tablespoon onion powder 

  • 1 tablespoon paprika 



  • Dry the garbanzo beans well on paper toweling. Place the beans in large skillet and spray generously with cooking spray.

  • Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, until the beans begin to brown, 8-10 minutes.

  • Transfer the beans to a jelly roll pan and bake at 350�F until browned and beginning to crisp on the outside, about 20-25 minutes.

  • Transfer the beans to large bowl; add the cereal, pretzel sticks, dried fruit, pineapple chunks, and pumpkin seeds.

  • Combine the Worcestershire sauce, chili powder, garlic powder, onion powder, and paprika; add to the snack mixture and toss to coat.

  • Spray the mixture generously with cooking spray and toss.

  • Transfer the mixture to a roasting pan.

  • Bake the snack mix at 350�F for 15 minutes, stirring every 5 minutes.

  • Cool and store in an airtight container at room temperature.


Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories: 216 cal

  • Total fat: 3g

  • Cholesterol: 0mg

  • Sodium: 351mg

  • Carbohydrate: 47g

  • Fiber: 8g

  • Protein: 6g