Green Olive and Roasted Pepper Spread

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Olive Spread
It’s been a crazy kind of month for me and between a new puppy ( Lucky Peluci -I promise to tell you all about him in my next post ) and a cold I was able to throw together a simple spread to put on my sandwich at lunch.

Lots of green olives buzzed together with a smoky roasted red bell pepper, a garlic clove and some good quality extra virgin olive oil. Just what I need to take my roast chicken or turkey sandwich from boring to Wow, that was a great sandwich !

It also works perfect as an appetizer on crostini, whole grain crackers, as a dip for a party or on a pretty tartine sprinkled with a few edible flowers.
You can make a big batch and store it in the fridge to have on hand for your sandwiches or unexpected guests. Give this one a try and let me know how you pigged out on it just like me- Ha!high quality

Green Olive and Roasted Pepper Spread
 
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Recipe type: Appetizer
Cuisine: Italian
Serves: 4

Ingredients
  • 2 c green/black olives
  • 1 large red bell pepper -roasted
  • ¼ c extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 large garlic clove -grated
  • ¼ tsp freshly cracked black pepper + more to taste
  • sea salt to taste
  • 1 red chile pepper -optional if you like things spicy

Instructions
  1. Add all of the above ingredients to a food processor and chop coarsely. Adjust seasonings and serve on sandwiches, meats, as a dip or appetizer.

 

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