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Black & Green Olive Pesto

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 10 min.


2-1/2 cups

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, California
Black & Green Olive Pesto Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 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.

Nutrition 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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