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Solar olives, born on the fertile lands of the Mediterranean, have long been familiar to us and a favorite product. Recipes with olives surprise tasty and wholesome variety. We offer to meet with them closer.

Citrus positive

Almost no meal is complete without a snack plate of olives. Add some finishing touches to them and you have a small culinary masterpiece. Cut off 4 strips of zest from lemon and orange, squeeze 2 tbsp of the fruit. l. juice. In a bowl, mix the zest and citrus juice, 80 ml of olive oil, 2 tsp. fennel seeds and ½ tsp. coriander, cumin and red pepper. Pour 400 g of olives in a glass jar with this marinade, close, shake well and leave for an hour. This simple dish made of olives and lemon will please the guests and will become a harmonious addition to fish and meat. 

Fiery heart

Sun-dried olives can be prepared at home.

Sun-dried olives are suitable for the role of a gourmet snack. Finding them on sale is not a problem. But it is much more interesting to make them with your own hands using our recipe for sun-dried olives. Drain the liquid from 2 jars of olives and blot them with a paper towel. We spread the fruits on a baking sheet so that they do not interfere with each other. Sprinkle them with olive oil, sprinkle with cayenne and black pepper, as well as the dried herbs that are on hand. We send the olives to the oven preheated to 220 ° C, let stand for 10 minutes, turn off the heat. We leave them inside for 12 hours, and after this period we have a wonderful snack.

Spicy tenderness

Spread crispy toast with pasta, and a great snack for the joy of the whole family is ready

A sudden desire to pamper yourself with something tasty and unusual is familiar to everyone. Quench it helps recipe pasta from olives. We mix in the bowl of the blender 300 g chopped olives without stones, 100 g dried tomatoes, 2 Art. l lemon juice, 1 Art. l capers, 1 Art. l parsley, 2 tsp. sweet mustard and garlic cloves xnumx. If desired, a pinch of rosemary or chili can be added. Beat all ingredients into a homogeneous mass, pour in 2 ml of olive oil, turn the paste in a blender once more and salt to taste. Spread pasta with crunchy toasts, and a great snack is ready for the joy of the whole family.  

Fragrant comfort

Fragrant olives bread alone

Bread with olives is a holiday for those who are not indifferent to Italy. Try Yulia Vysotskaya's recipe for bread with olives. The butter must be chopped into cubes, the tomatoes and olives must be chopped into large pieces. Combine 500 g of flour, baking powder, salt, butter in the bowl of the food processor and grind into crumbs. Without turning off the processor, pour in milk and 100 ml of cold water, then add olives and tomatoes and pour in another 25 ml of cold water. We continue to knead until a smooth dough is obtained. Sprinkle the working surface with 1 tbsp. l. flour, spread the dough (it is quite sticky) and knead with your hands. We give the dough a round shape, sprinkle it with flour and make a cross-shaped cut on top with a knife (you can cut it into 8 pieces). Sprinkle a baking sheet with flour, use a knife to separate the dough from the working surface and transfer it to a baking sheet - the bread should turn out to be loose and uneven. We bake bread in a preheated oven for 25 minutes. Cool before serving! Fragrant bread with olives is a real gourmet in itself.

Meat feast

Serve the hodgepodge best with sliced ​​lemon and a spoonful of cool sour cream

Solyanka with olives recipe is a delicious variation of everyone's favorite soup. Cut 150 g of beef pulp into cubes and prepare a broth from it, constantly removing the foam. In a frying pan, fry the chopped onion, 50 g of bacon, 200 g of boiled sausage and transfer them to the broth. In the same pan, add 100 g of pickled cucumbers and fresh tomatoes in olive oil and send them to the pan as well. Put 200 g of chopped pitted olives in the soup and cook for 5 minutes. At the end, add a clove of garlic, remove the soup from heat and leave for 10 minutes. Serve the hodgepodge best with lemon slices and a spoonful of cool sour cream. 

We hope among the presented recipes you have found something interesting for yourself. And if you have your own culinary creations with olives, which you are proud of, be sure to tell about them in the comments. 

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