1 large can of chickpeas – drained
1 long hot pepper – diced with seeds
5 cloves of garlic – crushed & chopped
½ cup of fresh parsley – chopped
Dashes of curry
Juice of 1 lemon
1 cup of uncooked rice
Drain the chickpeas and place on a hot griddle and drizzle with olive oil. Add a few dashes of curry to the chickpeas. Add the chopped garlic and the hot pepper to the griddle and let the chickpeas grill until they become slightly golden and healthy looking. Take the chickpes off the griddle and set aside.
Prepare the rice as directed and set aside.
Slice the bacon strips into three’s and cook in a large frying pan. Place the bacon on paper towels to drain the fat and set aside. Reserve two tablespoons of bacon fat to add to the dressing.
Plate the rice and top with the grilled chickpeas. Top the chickpeas with the fresh parsley add the bacon and drizzle with the dressing and toss.
This is spicy and so tasty. It is a great side dish or a light main course.
Enjoy with So Much Love,