Black olives are probably most commonly associated with pizza toppings but they are also used in great recipes like salads, pasta sauces and savoury muffins.
This is a tasty and piquant salsa of black olives, chillies and tomatoes. It's great either as a dip or with fish.
Feta cheese, sun-dried tomatoes and black olives are blended in this full-flavoured dip. Also great on sandwiches!
You can vary the flavour of this bread with your choice of olive and you can also try adding a few cloves of finely chopped garlic for a garlic bread version.
This is a fantastic wholesome risotto recipe. The black olives fancy it up enough as a main meal when we have guests. It's also a real winner with our kids.
This dip is quite like guacamole but with the addition of chopped black olives. It can also be used as a filling for tacos.
Lovely Mediterranean flavours like capers, green and black olives and wine make this savoury scrumptious dinner divine.
A full flavoured salad which uses seasoning to really bring home the zest. It's simple with only six ingredients and takes just minutes to prepare though it needs to chill a few hours.
This recipe calls for mostaccioli pasta which is a form of penne that is smooth and not ridged, but you can use other shapes of pasta if you prefer.
I have recently fallen in love with savoury muffins and this is the latest of my creations. The better the goats cheese, the better the muffins.
Olives, capers, garlic, ginger and nutmeg add a little spice and heat to this extremely easy one pot pasta dish. Use penne instead of rigatoni if you prefer.