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Olives

Looking for recipes for olives? Taste of Home has the best olive recipes from real cooks like you, featuring reviews, ratings, how-to videos and tips.

Marinated Olives

Marinated Olives

Marinated Olives

Our son often made these olives for holiday get-togethers. They're simple to make and add a little zest to the buffet table offerings.—Marguerite Shaeffer, Sewell, New Jersey

Feta Olive Dip

Feta Olive Dip

Feta Olive Dip

Feta cheese, garlic and ripe olives, along with a hint of hot sauce, give a Greek salad-like flavor to this distinctive dip sent by Debbie Burton of Callander, Ontario. Besides pita chips, it's terrific with crackers, tortilla chips, pita bread, pretzels and carrot and celery sticks.

Beef and Olive Spread

Beef and Olive Spread

Beef and Olive Spread

Says Shirley Harrison of Portland, Oregon, "Whenever there's a get-together, I'm asked to bring this tasty spread."
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Olive Sandwich Spread

Olive Sandwich Spread

Olive Sandwich Spread

"This recipe was given to me by my mother many years ago," says Dorothy Warren of Toulon, Illinois. "It's tasty and unique."

Olive-Cucumber Finger Sandwiches

Olive-Cucumber Finger Sandwiches

Olive-Cucumber Finger Sandwiches

Along with a refreshing beverage, I served these attractive hors d'oeuvres to guests at my Garden Party. The crisp cucumbers on these easy-to-fix finger sandwiches get their zip from being marinated for a short time. —Sara Laker Loda, Illinois

Olive Pepper Pinwheels

Olive Pepper Pinwheels

Olive Pepper Pinwheels

"These zippy pinwheels are surprisingly simple to prepare ahead of time and have on hand whenever hunger hits," notes Kristin Manley from her home in Montesano, Washington. "They're also attractive to serve as appetizers for guests," she adds.

Olive-Rice Cheese Spread

Olive-Rice Cheese Spread

Olive-Rice Cheese Spread

"My daughter, Amy, won a blue ribbon for this recipe at our town's Wild Rice Festival," writes Sandy tichy of Kelliher, Minnesota.

Olive Pepperoni Spread

Olive Pepperoni Spread

Olive Pepperoni Spread

Pizza lovers will adore this quick-and-easy dip. If you’re serving picky eaters, keep the black olives on the side. Cheri Authement - Appleton, Wisconsin

Italian Olives

Italian Olives

Italian Olives

A friend shared this recipe with me more than 25 years ago, and I still get raves when I serve them as part of an antipasto platter. —Jean Johnson, Reno, Nevada

Olive Cheese Ball

Olive Cheese Ball

Olive Cheese Ball

If you like olives, you’ll love this special cheese ball from LaVerne Vinzant of Catawba, Wisconsin. “I received the recipe from a friend many years ago and am always asked to make it,” she writes. TIP: “I like to prepare this ahead of time and chill it for at least 3 hours. You can serve it with any snack cracker.”

Nutty Pimiento-Olive Spread

Nutty Pimiento-Olive Spread

Nutty Pimiento-Olive Spread

When my husband was a school bus driver, he received a jar of this special spread as a Christmas gift from a student. Now I like to share it with others.
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