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Healthy Olive Recipes and Cooking Tips

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Roasted Vegetable Galette with Olives

The natural sugar in the vegetables caramelizes during roasting, giving this tart an incredible sweet-savory flavor. Roasted garlic adds a mellow note and moistens the filling. This is a very adaptable recipe: experiment with different vegetables - eggplant, bell peppers, zucchini - and cheeses like fontina or Jarlsberg.

» Roasted Vegetable Galette with Olives

Nouveau Niçoise

This quick, easy remake of the Provencal standard turns a couple of cans of tuna into a main-course salad that's just waiting for a glass of crisp Chardonnay.

» Nouveau Niçoise

Tomato-&-Olive-Stuffed Portobello Caps

Portobello caps make excellent mini casseroles. Here, they hold a tomato, cheese and olive stuffing that grills up to a smoky perfection. Serve them with whole-wheat couscous and a mixed green salad for an easy meal.

» Tomato-&-Olive-Stuffed Portobello Caps

Roasted Cod with Warm Tomato-Olive-Caper Tapenade

The Mediterranean flavors of a warm tomato tapenade will brighten all kinds of white fish as well as chicken. Make It a Meal: Orzo and sauteed spinach will round out this meal.

» Roasted Cod with Warm Tomato-Olive-Caper Tapenade

Green Bean Salad with Corn, Basil & Black Olives

This vibrant summer salad goes well with just about any entree. Be sure to get ultra-fresh beans and corn and blanch them just long enough to tenderize them and bring out their color. If they are available, use salt-cured black olives, which provide the best complement to the crisp vegetables.

» Green Bean Salad with Corn, Basil & Black Olives

Artichoke & Ripe Olive Tuna Salad

An unusual and rich flavor combination; serve this salad with sliced tomato on a bed of lettuce or on French bread.

» Artichoke & Ripe Olive Tuna Salad

Orzo with Lamb, Olives & Feta

Sure, orzo is good in soup, but there's no need to stop there. Here it's a base for a bold blend of spices, tomato sauce and flavorful ground lamb. The optional pinch of crushed red pepper will add the heat that many crave.

» Orzo with Lamb, Olives & Feta


Flavorful and healthy olive recipes bring life to any meal.

It’s hard to believe that there once was a time when olives lay hidden away in the gourmet aisle of the supermarket. These flavorful and healthy little morsels are an easy way to bring life to any healthy recipe and are gaining in popularity thanks in part to the health benefits associated with Mediterranean cuisine. Explore the many varieties of olives, like kalamata olives, black olives or green olives for starters; from the strongly flavored to the more subtle, there are characteristics in olives to suit virtually every taste. The only sure guide in sorting out olive preference is your own sense of taste, so we’ve supplied some healthy recipes to help get you started. And whether you find a variety and stick to it, or enjoy them all, these healthy little cured fruits will add to your next meal.

Healthy Olive Recipes

An unusual and rich flavor combination; serve this salad...
A flavorful combination of caramelized onions, green olives...
Try this refreshing grain salad as an accompaniment to...
It's easy to elevate the humble homemade pizza when...
This vibrant summer salad goes well with just about any...
These rustic olive- and herb-flecked loaves are light-...
Not your Irish grandmother's stew, this version was...
This quick, easy remake of the Provencal standard turns a...
Mint and coriander infuse this orange and black olive salad...
Sure, orzo is good in soup, but there's no need to...
Capture the flavor of vine-ripened tomatoes with this...
This is an elegant dish. Making a pocket in the chicken...
The Mediterranean flavors of a warm tomato tapenade will...
Though it tastes rich and creamy, this potato salad is made...
The natural sugar in the vegetables caramelizes during...
Although you can use any firm-fleshed fish, such as halibut...
Chock-full of vegetables, thick with kidney beans and...
Good imported olives in a sophisticated dressing make...
In this dish, tofu slices are dredged and sauteed as you...
Take a classic combination like fresh tomatoes and...
Portobello caps make excellent mini casseroles. Here, they...

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