Za’atar Roasted Chickpeas (Air-Fried)

Have you ever roasted chickpeas? They’re fun to make – and fun to eat, too. But they do take a bit of time in the oven. However, if you air-fry, that shortens the cook time by half!

These Za’atar Roasted Chickpeas are deliciously easy. And there are so many ways to enjoy them. High in fiber and low in fat, they’re a super grab-by-the-handful snack, and they add the best ever crunch (instead of croutons) to a salad.


1 15-ounce can chickpeas, drained
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 tablespoon Za’atar seasoning
sprinkle of Cajun seasoning
sprinkle of kosher salt
sprinkle of black pepper


Place rinsed chickpeas in a medium bowl. Toss with lemon juice, Za’atar seasoning, Cajun seasoning, salt, and pepper.

Place chickpeas in an air fryer basket, and roast at 400 degrees for 11 to 13 minutes, or until golden and crispy.

Carefully remove from air fryer. Allow to cool, and enjoy. (These won’t stay crispy for a super long time – because we aren’t using any oil – so do serve them shortly after preparation.)

Copyright © Vicki Brett-Gach | Ann Arbor Vegan Kitchen


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