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Kalamata Olive Spread

kalamata olive spread

Olive spread is exceptionally good on bagels, but rye bread or crackers will do just as well. Make it on Monday and have a nice spread all week long.

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  • 1 cupServings


  • 1 cup pitted black olives (Nicoise or black olives are also great)
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh oregano leaves or 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 2 tablespoons chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • 2 tablespoons pine nuts (optional)


1. Put all ingredients in a food processor and pulse on and off to give a nice chunky texture. Can be made as smooth as you prefer.

Can be doubled or tripled. 

Store, covered, in the refrigerator, up to a week