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Olive Paste

Updated February 23, 2016
This image courtesy of Joseph DeLeo

Spread on croutons, pungent olive paste sets off all kinds of foods—fresh mozzarella, tomatoes, roasted peppers, grilled eggplant, and hard-cooked eggs. Olive paste keeps more or less indefinitely in the refrigerator.

CostModerate

Easy

Total Timeunder 15 minutes

Make Ahead RecipeYes

Kid FriendlyYes

One Pot MealYes

OccasionCocktail Party, game day

Equipmentfood processor

Five Ingredients or LessYes

Taste and Texturegarlicky, salty, savory

Type of DishCondiments

Ingredients

  • 1 cup olives, such as Niçoise, Kalamata, or green, pitted
  • ¼ cup capers, rinsed
  • 2 small garlic cloves
  • 2 teaspoons chopped thyme leaves or ½ teaspoon dried
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • Freshly milled pepper
  • Fresh lemon juice

Instructions

In a food processor, make a smooth paste of the olives, capers, garlic, and thyme if using dried. Add the olive oil while the machine is running. Season with pepper and add lemon juice and thyme if using fresh.

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