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Spanish Blue Cheese Olives

Spanish Blue Cheese Olives

These simple stuffed olives burst with flavor. Don't worry too much about your stuffing technique: Depending on the type of cheese, the age of the cheese, or just its temperature, you might find yourself with nice strips or just crumbles; just make sure the cavity of each olive is filled. Recipe serves 6 to 8. Recipe from the Whole Foods Market website: http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/recipes/3262.

  • Yield: 8 servings
  • Prep time:20 Minutes
  • Stand:30 Minutes


  • 2 cup(s) large pitted green olives (about 26), patted dry
  • 3 to 4 ounce(s) Cabrales, Valdeon or other Spanish blue cheese, cut into thin strips or crumbled
  • 3 tablespoon(s) extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon(s) chopped rosemary leaves
  • Finely grated zest of 1 lemon


Fill the cavity of each olive with cheese strips or crumbles. Place olives in a small bowl and toss with oil, rosemary and zest. Let set at least 30 minutes to allow the flavors to blend, or refrigerate up to 3 days. Serve at room temperature.

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