5 Minute Meal Prep: Gluten Free Salad Croutons
This easy recipe will make even the simplest, minimalistic salads super tasty! I like to make these ahead of time for food prep or even as a convenient snack. The recipe calls for a simple garlic roasted flavor but feel free to be creative and try different adding different herbs or a different base. The possibilities are truly endless (:
These croutons contain chick peas. Chick peas are incredible for weight loss and digestion. They are packed with fiber and protein which is a heck of a nutritional combo. This means you will get that “full feeling” effect. Chick peas are also rich in nutrients and low in calories. So there really isn’t no down side. Chick peas are a powerful food to include in your diet if you are looking to manage caloric intake and get a healthy dose of nutrients.
Snack healthy, feel great, and enjoy!
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My easy garlic-roasted chickpea crouton recipe will make even the simplest salad SO tasty! Make this recipe ahead of time and store in a mason jar for your salad toppers all week. I like to just eat them as a snack too!😋this recipe is a simple garlic roasted flavor but you can try adding different herbs and whatever you like using this as a base. The trick is to rotate the chickpeas halfway through shaking the outer ones to the center and center to the outside so they cook evenly . Don’t go lighter on the oil and dont remove when still light brown or they wont crisp up enough and get that nice crunch. Enjoy and let me know if you plan to make them . @gabehalvor 🎥 . #glutenfreecooking #veganrecipes #healthyvideos #plantbased #melsnaturals
Gluten Free Salad Croutons
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cooking Time: 45 minutes
1/4 Cup Olive Oil
2 Cans Garbanzo Beans
1/3 Cup Garlic Powder
1 Tsp Pink Salt
- Preheat oven to 375 °F.
- Drain Chick Peas.
- Place into medium bowl.
- Add garlic powder and pink salt.
- Hand toss to mix.
- Evenly place mixture on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
- Roast at for 45 minutes.
- Shake halfway through so that outer croutons switch places with the center croutons. (
Do this carefully so that they cook evenly!).
- Remove when golden brown for that nice crunch.
- Enjoy! (:
Nutrient Value Per Serving
XOXO Melanie Mediate
Nutrition Coach Certified, NAFC
Certified Personal Fitness Trainer, NASM
Bachelor Science, Culinary Management; Art Institute of SD, CA