If you’re a fan of olives and pickles, you’ve come to the right place. In this section, you’ll find recipes for delicious tapenades, snacks, and salads. Plus, we’ve rounded up the best products to help you make them. Whether you’re planning a special dinner or prepping for the holidays, these recipes will come in handy.


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Best Tapenade Ever

This recipe is wonderful served with a sliced baguette or plain crackers. It can also be mixed together with cream cheese and/or sour cream for a great vegetable dip, or tossed with pasta, potatoes or rice. Whenever I make this appetizer, I always get lots of requests for the recipe!


2 cups pimiento-stuffed green olives

½ cup Kalamata pitted black olives

1 (6 ounce) jar marinated artichoke hearts, undrained

2 hot banana peppers, seeded and cut into pieces

1 red bell pepper, seeded and coarsely chopped


In a food processor or blender, chop green olives, black olives, and artichoke hearts in batches until just spreadable; pour into a mixing bowl. Puree banana peppers and red bell pepper until just spreadable; mix into olive mixture.

Stir in garlic, capers, basil, lemon juice, and olive oil until well blended. Tapenade will keep in refrigerator for up to 1 week. Source: allrecipes.com

5 Minute Olive Tapenade

A fan-favorite appetizer, perfect for any charcuterie night. This olive tapenade recipe is so easy to make and it's done in just 5 minutes or less! Serve with crackers, crostini, cured meats, cheeses, fruits... you name it!


1 (6 ounce) jar pitted green olives, drained
1 (5 ounce) jar pitted Kalamata olives, drained
1 (2 ounce) jar capers, drained
½ cup olive oil
½ cup flat-leaf parsley
3 cloves garlic, or more to taste
1 tablespoon lemon juice
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon dried oregano
freshly ground black pepper to taste


Combine green olives, Kalamata olives, capers, olive oil, parsley, garlic, lemon juice, salt, oregano, and pepper in a food processor. Pulse 5 to 10 times until all ingredients are chopped and well combined. Source: allrecipes.com

Kalamata Olive Tapenade

This Kalamata olive tapenade is a delicious and easy way to enjoy olives without the fishy taste of anchovies. It is perfect on crackers or bread, and makes a great addition to any party spread. The best part about this tapenade is that it can be made in advance and refrigerated until needed.


3 cloves garlic, peeled
1 cup pitted kalamata olives
3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
2 tablespoons capers
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons olive oil
salt and pepper to taste


Place garlic cloves into a blender or food processor; pulse to mince. Add olives, parsley, capers, lemon juice, and olive oil. Blend until mixture is finely chopped. Season with salt and pepper. Source: allrecipes.com

Sundried Tomato Tapenade

A to-die-for take on the usual olive tapenade. Don't use California sundried tomatoes because they are too sweet! Every time I make this I get requests for the recipe! I've never actually had the patience to chill this and always end up serving it right away. It's a huge hit! Serve with your favorite crackers.


2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1 tablespoon olive oil
¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 (8 ounce) jar Mediterranean sun-dried tomatoes
packed in oil, drained and chopped
⅓ cup chopped pitted Kalamata olives
⅓ cup chopped pitted green olives
3 cloves garlic, minced
freshly ground black pepper to taste
1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, halved lengthwise


Stir balsamic vinegar, olive oil, and cayenne pepper together in a bowl; fold in sun-dried tomatoes, Kalamata olives, green olives, and garlic. Season with black pepper. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate for flavors to blend, at least 2 hours to overnight.

Arrange cream cheese halves on 2 serving dishes; spoon tapenade over cream cheese. Source: allrecipes.com


Marinated Olives & Caperberries

These marinated olives and caperberries are the perfect addition to any party spread. The olives are fresh and plump, while the caperberries add a tart pop of flavor. The dish can be made ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator for up to one week.


2 cup Green and Kalamata Olive Mix
1/2 cup Organic Caperberries
1 tablespoon crushed red-pepper flakes
1 head roasted garlic
1 spring fresh thyme
1 spring fresh rosemary
Zest from 1 orange


In a large bowl mix together the olives, caperberries, red-pepper flakes, garlic (you can squeeze the garlic cloves directly into the bowl) and zest.

Transfer mixture to a serving bowl and garnish with thyme and rosemary. Source: divinamarket.com

Cilantro-Caper Sauce

Herby, garlicky, and briny, this easy food processor sauce is a loose combination of classic Italian salsa verde and Argentinian chimichurri. Use it to brighten up seared pork chops, grilled steak, or grilled chicken skewers.


1 cup coarsely chopped cilantro leaves and stems
1/4 cup chopped green onions
2 tablespoons drained capers
1 garlic clove
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons water
1 1/2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper


Place cilantro leaves and stems, green onions, capers, and garlic clove in a mini food processor; pulse until finely chopped. Add olive oil, water, vinegar, salt, and crushed red pepper; process until well blended.

Olive Salad

If you're looking for a simple but flavorful side salad, this olive salad is IT! Prepare it in only 10 minutes, and serve it with your favorite Mediterranean mains. Olives are packed with healthy fats, antioxidants, and vitamins, making them a great addition to any meal.


½ cup black olives
½ cup green olives
15 cherry tomatoes
½ red onion
1 handful fresh herbs
½ cup diced feta cheese


Add olives, diced feta cheese, sliced red onion, halved cherry tomatoes and chopped herbs to a bowl. Stir to combine the ingredients.
You can adjust the amount of each ingredient, such as adding more herbs or tomatoes, until the salad is just how you like it. You can also add a vinaigrette or salad dressing if you prefer.
Serve it immediately, or store it in a refrigerator until it’s ready to serve. Source: hintofhealthy.com

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4 Fast Facts About Olives

Olive oil is a culinary staple in households all over the world. It's loaded with monounsaturated fats and antioxidants, making it a healthy choice for frying, baking, or salad dressing. But what about olives? Are they good for you too? Learn more about these little green fruits in today's blog post. Here are five four facts about olives:

Share Your Favorite Recipe!

Olives are a versatile fruit that can be used in a variety of dishes. They are high in healthy fats and nutrients, making them a great addition to any meal. We hope you enjoy the recipes we’ve provided, and we invite you to share your own favorite olive recipes with us.