Whether you’re a salad person or not, there’s no denying they make for amazing meals. I mean, how else can you pack that much healthy goodness into one simple dish? The only downside is all those vitamins and minerals from leafy greens, plant-based protein, and healthy fats can easily be overshadowed by unhealthy toppings. But who needs croutons when you can get that beloved crunch from chickpeas?
While store-bought croutons are downright delicious, they’re usually fried and packed with fat, excess sodium, and dairy. Luckily for salad-eaters everywhere, Amélie Balland, the Paris-based vegan lifestyle blogger behind Amelie Tahiti, recently shared a recipe for her crispy Chickpea Croutons, and they might just be the healthiest salad topper of all time.
Making a batch of chickpea croutons is easy. All you need to do is rinse, drain, and dry your chickpeas, load them up with a savory blend of spices—including thyme and garlic powder—and bake them in the oven. Once they’re cooled, you can store them in a container to use all week long.
Check out Amélie’s full recipe on Instagram, or follow the video below.
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My friends.. 🥰introducin The PERFECT Healthy & Tasty Snack 🤪🌱 or salad topper (will make any salad taste bomb 😋) Let me convince you ! Tastes like a treat chip, high protein, takes no effort to make and you can batch it to use over the week (if you resist 🤤) ✨Chickpea Croutons ✨ Recipe for 1.25 cup chickpea (1 regular can) 1/2 teaspoon curry powder 1/4 teaspoon salt or a lil more 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon corn starch 2 teaspoon whole grain mustard 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar 2 teaspoon olive oil Thym or Rosemary to taste Method : 1.rinse and drain and dry the chickpeas (the dryer the crunchier) 2. Add the spices. 3. Mix and bake 25min at 180C 4. Allow to cool down then store in a jar or eat right away ! I hope you enjoy this recipe ! I’m putting a new what I eat in a day video on my French youtube channel tonight! & bonne fête nationale à tous ! 🇫🇷 #veganrecipe #chickpeacroutons #chickpearecipe #veganvideo #foodvideo