Chile and Honey Ginger Chickpea Fritters

  

4 C canned chick peas

2 C cooked quinoa with ¼ C The Tasteful Olive’s Baklouti Green Chile olive oil (mixed in after cooked)

½ C The Tasteful Olive’s Robust intensity extra virgin olive oil

¼ C The Tasteful Olive’s Honey Ginger balsamic vinegar

½ tsp garlic

¼ C The Tasteful Olive’s Baklouti Green Chile olive oil

1 T The Tasteful Olive’s Lime Fresco sea salt

2 oz red bell pepper

2 oz dried onion

1 C chopped fresh spinach

Combine chickpea, extra virgin olive oil & garlic to food processor til mixed and slightly firm consistency where a spoon can stand up. Add the rest of the ingredients and let sit in cooler overnight. Scoop desired amount in a skillet and sear both sides to 2 min per side on medium heat. Serve on the salad. Top with the The Tasteful Olive’s Sriracha Salted Fried Tortilla Strips (see recipe on our website).

Recipe by Chef Brian Blackman www.thetastefulolive.com