Smashed Kalamata Olive Dip with Garlic and Herbs

“This is one easy, zesty dip. You can also add some to bread dough, or add it to a pasta sauce or add some to a stuffing inside a chicken. If you are feeling creative, add a little lemon zest, or a chopped up small shallot.”
READY IN:
15mins
SERVES:
6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 8 ounces pitted kalamata olives (rinse if extremely salty)
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 14 cup chopped herbs (more or less to taste, like oregano, thyme and basil and parsley)
  • olive oil

Directions

  1. Put all ingredients except olive oil in food processor and pulse until it is fairly finely chopped up but not mushy.
  2. If you don't have a food processor, just use a knife and finely chop.
  3. Add olive oil to cover.
  4. Serve with slices of hearty bread or crackers.
  5. It will keep for 3 days.

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