Appetizers / Snacks
With its redish-purple hue, ground sumac [SOO-mak] is a spice made from the berries of a wild bush that’s native to the Middle East and Italy. It gives food a tangy, fruity flavor reminiscent of lemon. Incorporate sumac, a key ingredient of fattoush, as seasoning for the crunchy Roasted Chickpeas.
Test Kitchen Tips
Since the chickpeas roast for a while, get them in the oven before preparing the salad and grilling the kebabs.
Preheat oven to 400°.
Dry chickpeas with paper towels to absorb moisture. Remove and discard skins from the chickpeas.
Toss chickpeas with oil and sumac; season with salt and pepper. Transfer chickpeas to a baking sheet and bake until crispy, 40 minutes.
In order for seasonings to adhere to the chickpeas, remove the skins by rubbing with your fingers.
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g 7%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 121mg 5%
Carbs 13g 4%
Fiber 0g 0%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.