This mixture, with or without the fish, is also terrific tossed into pasta.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat a skillet over high, then coat with olive oil. Add garlic and cook until fragrant. Add chickpeas and a pinch of red-pepper flakes; cook until chickpeas begin to brown and pop, about 3 minutes. Stir in diced tomatoes and their liquid, 1/4 cup water, and olives and simmer 1 minute; season with salt. Brush bread slices with oil and season. Spoon chickpea mixture on bread and drizzle with oil. You can top this off with tuna or sardines for an extra hit of protein.

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Reviews (1)

10 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 1
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Rating: Unrated
06/24/2013
This is really good and a really interesting combination of ingredients. I think the green olives make the dish. I have made it twice now, on toast the first time and tossed with orrechiette the second. I had a hard time keeping the garlic from burning over high heat so the second time I added them after cooking the chickpeas. Overall it was extremely easy, quick and budget-friendly.