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  • 2 tbsp. Della Terra Basil Olive Oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 sweet green pepper, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp. crushed fennel seeds
  • 1/4 tsp. each pepper and hot pepper flakes
  • 1 can diced (no salt added) tomatoes
  • 1 can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup olives (green or black)
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil, torn
  • 1/4 tsp. dried mint

In a Dutch oven or heavy-bottomed saucepan, heat Basil Olive Oil over medium heat. Cook onion, green pepper, garlic, fennel seeds, pepper and hot pepper flakes. Stir occasionally until tender, about 5 minutes.

Stir in tomatoes, chickpeas, olives, half of the basil, and bring to a boil.

Reduce heat and simmer, stirring often until slightly thickened, about 15 minutes.

Top with remaining torn basil.

Prep: 10 minutes 
Cook: 20 minutes
Makes: 4 servings