Olive Pesto

Olive PestoRecipe
Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Buffy Hargett
We suggest spooning it over goat cheese or warm brie for an easy party appetizer.


Makes about 2 cups
Total time: 10 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 10 Minutes
Total: 10 Minutes


1 (7-oz.) jar pitted kalamata olives, drained
1 (7-oz.) jar pimiento-stuffed Spanish olives, drained
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
3 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
3 to 4 garlic cloves
1 teaspoon pepper
1 teaspoon smoked paprika


Process all ingredients in a food processor until smooth, stopping to scrape down sides as needed.