Herbed Mozzarella Olives

  • Yield 6 servings

A perfect make-ahead appetizer starring black olives, tomatoes and cheese.

California Olive Committee


1 (6-ounce) can California Black Ripe Olives
1 cup Sweet 100 or grape tomatoes
4 ounces fresh mozzarella cheese, balls halved or diced into 1-inch pieces
1/2 cup chopped basil
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
4 garlic cloves, peeled and thinly sliced
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper


  1. Toss olives, tomatoes, mozzarella and basil in a large mixing bowl. Dress thoroughly with olive oil, vinegar, garlic, salt and pepper. Marinate for at least 3 hours before serving.

Recipe courtesy of the California Olive Committee



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