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Zucchini and Chickpeas Appetizer Zucchini and Chickpeas Appetizer
“Although coined as an appetizer this great dish and can stand on its own for a meal” Prep time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 15... Zucchini and Chickpeas Appetizer

“Although coined as an appetizer this great dish and can stand on its own for a meal”

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 15 minutes

serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 3 tbls. Olive oil
  • 1 tbls. Organic butter
  • 4 green zucchini, washed and coarsely grated
  • ½ Lb. chickpeas
  • 6 Diced pitted green olives
  • 1 cup  Italian Marinara sauce
  • 2 ounces red wine ( Cabernet)
  • Grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 tbls. chopped basil
  • ½ tsp. Sea salt
  • 1/8 tsp. ground black pepper

Preparation

  1. Heat oil and butter in a deep frying pan over medium-high heat until it begins to foams.
  2. Add zucchini and cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes or until slightly browned.
  3. Add the olives, chickpeas, marinara sauce, red wine and stir to mix.
  4. Place a pot cover over the pan and cook on medium low for 4 minutes.
  5. Sprinkle the parmesan cheese and the basil on top and cover for 3 minutes more.
  6. Turn off heat and keep covered.

All recipes by Chef Eddy Resident Chef Health and Fitness Talk