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This is what I want to eat all day long. Especially after reading the Italy chapters in Eat, Pray, Love.  Don’t judge.  Marinated chickpeas recipe below the fold. Source: Real Simple.


  • 1 15-ounce can chickpeas, rinsed
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/4 cup chopped roasted red peppers
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 2 scallions, sliced
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • kosher salt and black pepper
  • 1/2 pound Manchego cheese, sliced
  • 1/4 pound thinly sliced Serrano ham or prosciutto
  • 1/2 cup mixed olives
  • 1/2 small loaf country bread


  1. In a medium bowl, combine the chickpeas, raisins, roasted peppers, parsley, scallions, olive oil, ½ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper.
  2. Serve with the cheese, ham, olives, and bread.

Written by doorr

July 29, 2010 at 12:20 pm

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