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From tossin' to grillin' to chillin', olives make the perfect complement to so many different ways of cooking! Or not cooking, if you consider the endless snacking opportunities! Either way, olives are an integral part of great, tasty meals. And we've got the recipes to prove it!
Roasting olives is a fun and simple technique that gives them a slightly chewy outside and a dense flesh and transforms them into a truly unique bite. Serve this starter with toasted baguette slices, crackers, pita bread or simply by themselves with skewers to make it easy to pick them up and pop them in your mouth.
Like a morning walk in your vegetable garden. Fresh chives, parsley, and lively lemon peel add a little bit of "spring" to any dish you can imagine. The olive toss may be made in advance and will keep for seven days in your refrigerator.
You'll love the color and texture of this make-ahead classic. So-easy-to-assemble black and green olives marinate with salami, cheese, marinated vegetables and red wine garlic vinaigrette for a tasty take on everybody's Italian favorite.
All the flavors of the Mediterranean come together in a tasty medley. A sun-kissed marriage of tomatoes, garbanzo beans, capers, garlic, herbs and balsamic vinegar... don't forget the feta! The olive toss may be made in advance and will keep for seven days in your refrigerator.
The taste of the Southwest comes alive with black beans, corn, cumin, and fresh cilantro to create this southwestern confetti. The olive toss may be made in advance and will keep for seven days in your refrigerator.
Smoked bacon and smoked Gouda cheese give this colorful pizza a deep, rich flavor. For even more flavor and color contrast substitute 1 cup each Manzanilla and ripe olives for the 2 cups olives.
A frittata is Italy's version of the classic French omelette. Because the ingredients are added to the egg mixture rather than being folded in, the frittata is easier to prepare and serve. Garnish each serving with chopped fresh basil or Italian parsley for a burst of fresh flavor.