Chickpea And Olive Appetizer

April 8, 2021  Online Recipe Guide Avatar

4-6 persons

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  • 1 cup dried chickpeas, washed and soaked overnight in 8 cups water
  • 1/2 cup black olives, chopped
  • 1/4 cup scallions, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped fresh coriander leaves (cilantro)
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/8 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • Salt to taste



  1. Place the chickpeas with their water in a saucepan, and bring to a boil, then cook over medium heat for about 2-1/2 hours, or until the chickpeas are tender
  2. Drain, then place the chickpeas in a salad bowl and allow to cool. (or substitute half a 19 oz. can of chickpeas, drained.)
  3. Add the remaining ingredients and mix thoroughly. Serve immediately.


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