Cook the pasta according to directions on the box.
Combine the first 6 ingredients in a food processor or blender. Blend until mixture is cohesive and mostly smooth.
Use a small cookie dough scoop or measuring spoon to gather one heaping Tablespoon amounts and roll into balls. You should have 14 golfball-sized meatballs. (If the mixture feels too wet to form, add 1 to 2 more Tbsp breadcrumbs.)
Heat oil in a large skillet over medium. Once hot, add chickpea meatballs and cook 6 to 8 minutes, turning to brown all sides, until golden.
Serve with pasta and tomato sauce!