Mediterranean Zucchini and Chickpea Supper

MEDITERRANEAN ZUCCHINI AND CHICKPEA SUPPER

From the Vitality Food Feature ‘Turning Vegetables and Fruits Into Oodles of Noodles‘.

Here’s a delightful garlicky good main course dish that’s always a big hit with family and friends! Serve with crusty bread and red wine for toasting. (Serves 6)

Ingredients

  • 4 cups of zucchini ‘spaghetti’ noodles
  • 1-1/2 cups whole grape or cherry tomatoes, cut in half
  • 1 cup chopped artichoke hearts
  • 3/4 cup chopped kalamata olives
  • 2 cups cooked, drained chickpeas
  • 1 thinly sliced jalapeno or chili pepper
  • 4 Tbsp olive oil
  • Juice and grated zest of 1 lemon
  • 6 cloves minced garlic (or less to suit taste)
  • 2 Tbsp chopped parsley
  • Black pepper to taste
  • Crumbled feta cheese for garnishing (or non-dairy alternative)

1) Put all ingredients, except feta, into a large bowl and blend well. Chill for several hours in order to draw out the flavours.

2) Garnish with feta upon serving.

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