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.
This is a great and unusual salad for winter featuring mandarins, oranges, olives, fennel and onions. Try it!