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Black & Green Olive Pesto Recipe

Black & Green Olive Pesto Recipe

This simple, flavorful pesto is perfect for an impromptu gathering. "I like that I can store it in an air tight container in the fridge for several weeks." GaleLynn Peterson, Long Beach, CA
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:20 servings


  • 1 cup pimiento-stuffed olives
  • 1 cup pitted ripe olives
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 garlic cloves, halved
  • 2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • Assorted crackers


  • 1. In a food processor, combine the first four ingredients; cover and pulse until finely chopped. While processing, gradually add oil in a steady stream. Serve with crackers. Yield: 2-1/2 cups.

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoons: 43 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 224mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fat.

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dwalt2217 User ID: 3607593 172352
Reviewed Aug. 29, 2011

"I made this and took it to a ladies night along with a small baguette loaf, sliced. I was secretly told by several attendees that it was their favorite dish of the evening! So simple and delicious! When I have made it again, I just put a small drizzle of olive oil in, more is not necessary."

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