Pure Di Olive Nere (Black Olive Paste) Recipe

Step 1

Put all the ingredients in a blender or in a food processor & blend.

Step 2

You may leave the paste chunky or proceed to make a smooth paste.

Step 3

Leave to mellow for several hours before serving.

Step 4

The olive paste will keep for weeks under a 1/4" layer of olive oil in a tightly covered container kept in the refrigerator.

Step 5

Use in other dishes or as part of an antipasto.

NOTE: Use black olives such as Italian Gaeta, French Vall''Aurea or French Nicoise, all pitted.

Things You'll Need

  • 18oz Black olives in brine
  • 1/2c Olive oil
  • Grated zest & juice of 1
  • -- lemon
  • 10ea Grindings of black pepper
  • 1tb Fresh breadcrumbs
  • 1pn Salt

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