Cooked Green Olives with Parsley

Cooked Green Olives with Parsley

 

This Cooked Green Olive dish is often eaten as a topping over rice or couscous. It can also be eaten as a side by itself alongside a larger meal. This tasty dish can be served warm, cold or at room temperature. It can also be made into a vegetarian dish as well by just omitting the chicken powder.

Cooked Green Olives with Parsley
 
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Cooked Green Olives with Parsley
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Recipe type: Side Dish
Cuisine: Israeli
Serves: 2-3
Ingredients
  • 1 can Pitted Green Olives (about 540 grams)
  • 2 Parsley Stalks chopped
  • 1 Garlic Clove chopped
  • Pinch of Turmeric
  • Pinch of Salt
  • Pinch of Black Pepper
  • ¼ tsp Sweet Paprika
  • 1 tsp Chicken Powder Flavor
  • 1 Tbsp Tomato Paste
  • 1 Tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 Tbsp Canola Oil
Instructions
  1. Add can of olives to a strainer, rinse well, and add to a cooking pan. Cover with water and bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes.
  2. Chop Garlic and Parsley leaves into small pieces.
  3. Once Olives have finished cooking, drain water and add the oil and garlic. Cook on medium heat for 3 minutes while occasionally stirring.
  4. Add water back into pot until almost covering the Olives, and add the Spices and Tomato Paste. Mix well and bring to a boil.
  5. Once boiling starts, reduce heat to simmer and allow to cook for 20 minutes.
  6. Finally, add the chopped Parsley and Lemon Juice and cook for an extra 5 minutes.
  7. Serve over rice or couscous, or as a stand alone side dish.

 

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