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Olive Paste Recipe
|Black olives||1 Pound, soaked in 1 quart water for 1 hour, drained and pitted they use calamatas|
|Garlic||2 Clove (10 gm), finely chopped|
|Anchovy fillets||5 , soaked in 1/4 cup milk for 1/2 hour, drained and coarsely chopped|
|Olive oil||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Extra Virgin Preferred)|
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 1259 Calories from Fat 1084
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 129 g199%
Saturated Fat 7.5 g37.3%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 15.9 mg
Sodium 4540.2 mg189.2%
Total Carbohydrates 33 g10.9%
Dietary Fiber 0.21 g0.84%
Sugars 0.1 g
Protein 5 g9.2%
Vitamin A 0.02% Vitamin C 5.2%
Calcium 7.2% Iron 2.6%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
Slowly add the oil and blend until the mixture is finely chopped.
This should not be a smooth paste as there should be some texture to it.
Ideally, this should be made 24 hours ahead.
Remove from the refrigerator and allow it to warm up a bit before serving.