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Càlia e Simenza – Chickpea & Pumpkin Seed Snack

Yields1 ServingPrep Time10 minsCook Time15 minsTotal Time25 mins

We found this Italian snack whilst reading Andrea Camilleri's detective novels about detective Montalbano. Bellissimo!

Càlia e Simenza

 1x400g tin chickpeas (drained and rinsed)
 150g pumpkin seeds
 Olive oil
 Salt and Pepper
 Smoked paprika
1

Drain and rinse a tin of chickpeas and spread on some kitchen roll to dry out (takes about ten minutes).

2

Place chickpeas on a baking tray lined with baking parchment paper.

3

Drizzle over a good glug of olive oil, salt, pepper and a good few pinches of smoked paprika. Rub in with your hands to make sure that all chickpeas are coated.

4

Place in preheated oven (180 degrees celsius) for 25 minutes.

5

Place pumpkin seeds on a separate lined baking tray.

6

Add pumpkin seeds to oven and roast for 10 minutes.

7

Remove from oven. Mix both seeds in a bowl and serve warm.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size Snacks for 5