Chickpea Confit

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READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by threeovens

This a condiment that is served with Greek food. It is basically seasoned chickpeas and garlic roasted in oil. Can be refrigerated up to 3 weeks. Adapted from "How to Roast a Lamb: New Greek Classic Cooking," by Michael Psilakis.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
  2. In a medium covered Dutch oven, combine garlic, cumin, mustard seeds, and chickpeas; season liberally with salt and pepper.
  3. Cover with blended oil, using enough to just cover, abut 1/2 to 3/4 cup (you may need to add a tablespoon or two more during cooking to keep submerged).
  4. Cover and bake 45 minutes, stirring once or twice, until chickpeas are fragrant, but nt browned. Add oil when stirring, if needed, to keep chickpeas submerged.
  5. Uncover and let cool to room temperature.
  6. Remove peppercorns, cumin or mustard seeds from individual portions.
  7. Leftovers can be stored in a covered sterilized glass jar in the refrigerator for up to 3 weeks.

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