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Chickpea, Olive & Fresh Herb Salad

Chickpea, Olive and Fresh Herb Salad

Chickpea, Olive and Fresh Herb Salad

Basha preparing the herbs

Basha preparing the herbs

2 ½ cups canned chickpeas/garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained (you may also simmer them for a few minutes for more tenderness)

2 Tablespoons best quality red wine vinegar

5 garlic cloves, minced

2 Tablespoons mixed fresh herbs, chopped, such as thyme, rosemary, chives, oregano etc or more to taste



½ cup extra virgin olive oil

½ cup black, oil-cured olives, pitted

1/2 cup finely minced onion

  • In a medium glass or ceramic bowl combine vinegar, oil, garlic, herbs, salt and pepper.
  • Toss in chickpeas.
  • Add olives and onion and mix well and cover.
  • Allow to marinate several hours in the refrigerator, mixing several times.
  • Serve at room temperature.

Makes 3 ½ cups

Recipe adapted from Margee Smith

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