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Creamy Olive Spread

Prep time 10 mins
Yield Makes about 2 3/4 cups

Ingredients

  • 2 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
  • 1 (4.25-ounce) can chopped black olives
  • 1/2 cup chopped pimiento-stuffed olives
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt (optional)
  • Crackers or pita chips

How to Make It

  1. Stir together first 6 ingredients and, if desired, salt. Serve with crackers.

  2. Note: To make ahead, place spread in an airtight container, and chill for up to 1 week or freeze for up to 2 weeks. Thaw in refrigerator. Let stand at room temperature 30 minutes, and stir before serving.