Sugar-Free Snack Recipes

Crunchy Roasted Black Beans {With Hemp Seeds}

These crunchy roasted black beans are an AWESOME sugar-free, gluten-free snack that’s better than potato chips! They’re so easy to make and your whole family will love them. Great for vegans and vegetarians!

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Get ready for a high-protein, healthy-as-heck sugar-free snack that you can’t stop eating!

And by you, I also mean me. This was me for most of the time I was trying to photograph these Crunchy Roasted Black Beans:

roasted black beans

What can I say? They’re pretty darn tasty. 🙂

If you’ve never roasted beans (black or otherwise) in the oven, you’re in for a big treat. They pop open, kind of like a popcorn kernel, and become a fun, crunchy snack. They’re perfect for when you want to munch on some chips but really want to keep it healthy.

You can add whatever seasoning you’d like, but for this recipe I’ve added hemp seeds, a nutritious seed that actually comes from the same plant as marijuana. No, they will not get you high and they are perfectly safe (and healthy!) to eat. They have an excellent (3:1) Omega 3-to-Omega 6 ratio and they’re high in valuable nutrients such as Vitamin E, Magnesium, Phosphorus, and Zinc.

Crunchy Roasted Black Beans
Course: Snack
  • 1 can black beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons hemp seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  1. Drain and rinse the can of black beans. Pat the rinsed black beans dry with a towel.

  2. Add the olive oil, hemp seeds, and sea salt to the beans and toss to evenly coat.

  3. Place on a single layer on a cookie sheet, preferably one that has been covered with a silicone baking mat.

  4. Bake at 400 degrees for 20 minutes, give the beans a quick stir on the cookie sheet, and then bake for another 10 minutes.

  5. Let the beans cool for five minutes before serving.

Recipe Notes

Sugar-Free, Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Vegan, Vegetarian

If you can manage to keep from eating all of them straight off the cookie sheet, serve them in a small bowl.

crunchy roasted black beans


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