Gluten Free Chickpea Tater Tots

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Baked Chickpea Tater Tots are a healthy, gluten free side dish that both kids and adults will love. They’re easy to make with just a few simple ingredients!

Chickpea Tater Tots

I’m really not sure where the idea for this recipe came from. Maybe it stemmed from my growing obsession with chickpeas. (See Greek Quinoa Salad, Roasted Beet Hummus, Zucchini Quinoa Burgers, I’ve basically been adding these babies to everything lately!)

Maybe it came from my general love of tots, either way this is one healthy side dish that everyone will love!

Healthy Chickpea Tater Tots

I combined the chickpeas with Premium Gold Gluten Free Flour to keep these bite-sized treats healthy and gluten free.  I then added a few spices and a little mascarpone cheese to bring everything together!

Chickpea Tater Tots Ingredients

Baked Chickpea Tater Tots Ingredients

  • 2 (15.5 oz) cans chickpeas (garbanzo beans)
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • ½ tsp onion powder
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ cup mascarpone cheese (or cream cheese)
  • 1 cup Premium Gold Gluten Free Flour

Baked Chickpea Tater Tots Instructions

Preheat oven to 400°F.

Place all of the ingredients, except the flour, in a food processor.

Chickpea Tater Tots Recipe

Blend until smooth.

Chickpea Tater Tots Recipe

Transfer to a large bowl and hand mix in the flour.

Use your hands to “Roll and Squish” the mixture into tot shapes.

Chickpea Tater Tots Recipe

Chickpea Tater Tots Recipe

Place on a baking sheet.

Chickpea Tater Tots Recipe

Chickpea Tater Tots Recipe

Bake for 10-12 minutes, flip, then bake for an additional 10-15 minutes or until the edges start to brown.

Gluten Free Chickpea Tater Tots

Chickpeas don’t have a ton of flavor on their own, which means these tots need a little help from a dipping sauce to kick the flavor up a notch!  I made a Chipotle Honey Ketchup to go on the side.

Chipotle Honey Ketchup Ingredients

Chipotle Honey Ketchup Ingredients

  • ½ cup ketchup
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tsp chipotle powder

Chipotle Honey Ketchup Instructions

Whisk all of the ingredients together for the perfect sweet and spicy dipping sauce to accompany the chickpea tots.

Chickpea Tots with Chipotle Honey Ketchup

You could also add different spices to the tots to infuse flavor directly into the recipe. I’m thinking a little of that chipotle powder in the chickpea tots would be fantastic!

Chickpea Tater Tots
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Chickpea Tater Tots with Chipotle Honey Ketchup

Baked Chickpea Tater Tots are a healthy, gluten free side dish that both kids and adults will love. They're easy to make with just a few simple ingredients!

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 36 tater tots
Calories 66 kcal

Ingredients

Chickpea Tater Tots

  • 31 oz chickpeas 2 -15.5 oz cans
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • ½ tsp onion powder
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ cup mascarpone cheese or cream cheese
  • 1 cup Premium Gold Gluten Free Flour

Chipotle Honey Ketchup

  • ½ cup ketchup
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tsp chipotle powder

Instructions

Chickpea Tater Tots

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F.

  2. Place all of the ingredients, except the flour, in a food processor.
  3. Blend until smooth.
  4. Transfer to a large bowl and hand mix in the flour.
  5. Use your hands to “Roll and Squish” the mixture into tot shapes.
  6. Place on a baking sheet.
  7. Bake for 10-12 minutes, flip, then bake for an additional 10-15 minutes or until the edges start to brown.

Chipotle Honey Ketchup

  1. In a small bowl, whisk all of the ingredients together.