Kalamata Caviar Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Kalamata Caviar Recipe
  • READY IN 10 mins

Kalamata Caviar

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"Spread this fast, easy olive, cheese and nut mixture on slices of warm French bread. The combination of distinct flavors is magnificent!"

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  • PREP

    10 mins
  • READY IN

    10 mins

Directions

  1. In a food processor, blend kalamata olives, feta cheese, pecans, garlic and olive oil. Adjust amount of olive oil as needed to attain a pesto-like consistency.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Aug 01, 2007

What an innovative idea! I love the pungency and meatiness of the olives, and the garlic gives this delicious spread a robust punch. If you serve it as suggested, the french bread should balance the saltiness of the olives. I can't wait to use it on pizza in place of basil pesto. Thanks for a great idea, Behr Kleine!

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Nov 15, 2008

Omitted the pecans due to a nut allergy, otherwise concluded that we didn't really need them. This was kind of salty and oily, yet ideal served on mini Melba Toasts as a snack. The toasts just soaked up any run off anyways.

 

21 Ratings

Mar 20, 2003

This is a delicious appetizer. I had it at a Greek restaurant, and then found this recipe. It tasted like the appetizer at the restaurant, and guests loved it!

 
Apr 29, 2003

This dip was so easy. I garnished the serving tray with sliced roma tomatoes to add on the bread if desired. I will make this again and again. Wonderful with a nice Cabernet.

 
Oct 26, 2008

Nice flavors in this, and easy to make too. It makes a bit more than I expected, but that's okay. I'm the only one in the house that likes olives, so it's up to me to eat it, but I think I can manage. I had whole pecans but just pulsed them a bit in the food processor before adding the other ingredients and it was fine. thanks for the recipe!

 
Feb 03, 2008

This was wonderful! Unfortunately, I only realized after I started that my food processor didn't work so I had to chop everything by hand. The flavor was delicious though, and I think I liked the more robust texture better in the end anyway. Served with toast rounds as a thanksgiving appetizer.

 
Jul 04, 2011

I left out the nuts, but even still this spread is delicious!!

 
Oct 09, 2007

This is one of my favorite appetizer recipes. everyone who tries this requests the recipe. LOVE it. I add more garlic and serve it on crackers as well. It helps if you have a palate that enjoys a lot of flavor.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 257 kcal
  • 13%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 5.6 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol
  • 33 mg
  • 11%
  • Fat
  • 23.7 g
  • 36%
  • Fiber
  • 0.9 g
  • 4%
  • Protein
  • 6.5 g
  • 13%
  • Sodium
  • 877 mg
  • 35%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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