29 Sep

Green Olive Salad

If you like green olives and bitter food, you might enjoy this recipe.
Ingredients:

1. 250 gr pitted green olives
2. 4 stalks of green onions
3. 3 stalks of green garlic
4. a bunch of parsley
5. about 1/2 cup of roughly chopped walnuts
6. 1 – 2 Tbs pomegranate concentrate (available in Middle Eastern Stores)
7. olive oil
8. Salt, red pepper to taste

Finely chop the green olives, onions, garlic and parsley.
Roughly chop the walnuts.
Mix them well, add salt and red pepper to taste.
Add pomegranate concentrate and olive oil and mix well.
Cover and chill in the fridge for about 2 hours.
Serve along your favourite food.
Decorate with pomegranate seeds and enjoy!

Since pomegranate concentrate is used as a souring agent, if you have trouble finding it you can try substituting with lemon juice. They taste very different but can do the job. One makes the pomegranate concentrate by boiling the pomegranate juice down. Beware of the “fake” concentrates that you might find in the stores.

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