Recipe courtesy of Michele Urvater

Green Olivada

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 10 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Yield: 2 cups
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3 cups (20 ounces) pitted good quality green olives

4 peeled cloves garlic

1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil (if the olives are packed in olive oil, then use the oil from the jar)

2 tablespoons lemon juice

Salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. Puree all of the ingredients in a food processor; season to taste with salt and pepper. Transfer to a jar and pour 1/4-inch of olive oil over the top to preserve; refrigerate for 2 weeks or freeze for longer.