Rosemary Cayenne Roasted Garbanzo Beans

roasted garbanzo beans

Rosemary Cayenne Roasted Garbanzo Beans
  • 2 25-oz cans garbanzo beans
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons fresh rosemary, coarsely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons unrefined sugar
  • 1 tsp coarse sea salt
  • ¼ tsp cayenne pepper, to taste
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Pour garbanzo beans into strainer and drain well. Shake gently to remove excess liquid.
  3. Pour drained garbanzo beans onto a rimmed baking sheet lined with a kitchen towel or several layers of paper towel.
  4. Gently pat garbanzo beans with a kitchen towel or paper towel to remove liquid.
  5. Remove towel, returning garbanzo beans to rimmed baking sheet.
  6. In a small bowl in the microwave or in a small saucepan, melt butter then stir in rosemary, sugar, sea salt and cayenne pepper until well mixed and sugar is dissolved.
  7. Pour butter mixture over garbanzo beans in pan and stir well until all beans are coated.
  8. Arrange beans in single layer on baking sheet, then bake on bottom rack of oven until golden and crunchy, about 1 hour. Stir 3-4 times during baking.
  9. Remove from oven and let cool.
  10. Once completely cooled, store in airtight container if not eating right away.