Garlic Parmesan Olives
  • 1 (6 ounce) can black olives, drained
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese (the real stuff, not the green bottle shaky stuff) I used the bagged already shredded up cheese and then chopped it even more)
  1. In a small bowl, combine olives, garlic, basil, and black pepper.
  2. Stir in the olive oil and Parmesan cheese.
  3. Stir well and chill, covered for at least one hour before serving.
"Marinated olives--with a decidedly Italian flavor--are chilled for one hour prior to serving." I usually double or triple this recipe.. and I usually add less cheese and a little more basil and black peppter.. Do this several time and add or subtract the seasonings as needed.. Totally wonderful. I pinched this recipe from Jake Bryan -, but I've added it to my collection.