A delicious easy to make black olive sauce excellent to spread on savoury biscuits, stuff sandwiches or to season pasta and rice.

And if you love black olives, you cannot miss this traditional Apulian recipe: sauteed-black-olives-puglia-style

Serves: 3 | Preparation time: 5 minutes

  • Pitted black olives: 100 g
  • Peeled Garlic: 1 clove
  • Thyme, fresh: about 1 sprig
  • (optional) Chili pepper: 1
  • Extra virgin olive oil (EVOO): 3 tablespoons
  • A pinch of salt


In a blender, put oil together with the garlic clove, black olives, thyme and a pinch of salt.
Blend until smooth.

It can be stored in a glass jar by covering the surface of the cream with olive oil and then sealing the jar tightly and placing it in the fridge.

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