This recipe looks like an odd combination but the flavors together are perfect. This is a beautiful, festive and unusual dish.
1 cup pitted and coarsely chopped green olives
1 bunch cilantro, chopped
2-3 shallots, chopped
1 cup coarsely chopped walnuts
4 tsp lemon juice
3 tbsp olive oil
1/2 tsp dried hot chili flakes
sea salt to taste
1. Cut tops off pomegranates and pull apart. Remove seeds and discard pith.
2. Put seeds in bowl and add olives, cilantro, shallots and walnuts.
3. Make piquant dressing with remaining ingredients.
4. Pour over salad, toss and serve.