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Mediterranean Chickpea Salad with Spanish Olives & Herbs

By Albert Bevia

@spainonafork

Segorbe, VC, ES

 Segorbe, VC

Recipe Level
Beginner

Prep Time

15 Mins

Servings

2

Views
1119

About Recipe

This salad is loaded with a great combination of flavors, it´s super easy to make and done within minutes.

Ingredients

1 15 ounce/500 gram jar chickpeas

1/2 cup green pimento stuffed Spanish olives

1/4 cup black Spanish olives

2 cloves garlic

1/2 tsp dried thyme

1/2 tsp dried oregano

1/2 tsp dried parsley

1/2 tsp sea salt

1/8 tsp black pepper

2 tbsp freshly chopped chives

1/4 cup extra virgin Spanish olive oil

1 tbsp white wine vinegar

Cooking Procedure

1

n n n n Drain the jar of chickpeas and rinse under cold running water, once they´re well cleaned shake off any excess water and add the chickpeas to a large bowl, rinse 1/2 cup of green pimento stuffed Spanish olives under cold running water just for a few seconds, then shake off any excess water and transfer the olives to a wood cutting board, using a chef´s knife push down on the olives that way they dont roll off the board when you cut them, finely dice them and add to the bowl with the chickpeas, do the exact same thing with a 1/4 cup of black Spanish olives, then finely mince 2 cloves of garlic and them to the bowl n n n n n n Season everything with a generous 1/2 teaspoon of dried thyme, a generous 1/2 teaspoon of dried oregano, a generous 1/2 teaspoon of dried parsley, a generous 1/2 teaspoon of sea salt and about 1/8 teaspoon of freshly cracked black pepper, for the last ingredient grab a handful of fresh chives, finely chop them and them to the bowln n n n n n To make the dressing add a 1/4 cup of extra virgin Spanish olive oil into a seperate bowl along with 1 tablespoon of white wine vinegar and whisk it all together, then drizzle the dressing on top of the salad and mix everything together until well combined, enjoy!n n nnn  n

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