*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                   PURE DI OLIVE NERE (BLACK OLIVE PASTE)
 
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 Serving Size  : 2    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Appetizers                       Italian
                 Snacks                           Vegetarian
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
   18       oz           Black olives in brine
      1/2   c            Olive oil
                         Grated zest & juice of 1
                         -- lemon
   10       ea           Grindings of black pepper
    1       tb           Fresh breadcrumbs
    1       pn           Salt
 
   Put all the ingredients in a blender or in a food
   processor & blend. You may leave the paste chunky or
   proceed to make a smooth paste. Leave to mellow for
   several hours before serving. The olive paste will
   keep for weeks under a 1/4 layer of olive oil in a
   tightly covered container kept in the refrigerator.
   Use in other dishes or as part of an antipasto.
   **NOTE: Use black olives such as Italian Gaeta, French
   Vall'Aurea or French Nicoise, all pitted.
  
 
 
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