Kalamata Olive and Walnut Dip combine the richness of Greek Kalamata olives and the nutty flavor of walnuts. The Kalamata olive is a large, dark purple olive with a smooth and it is named after the city of Kalamata in the southern Peloponnese, Greece.

Kalamata Olive and Walnut Dip

This is a delicious appetizer you can have with bread, crackers, feta or healthy with just celery sticks.
Course: Sause
Cuisine: Greece
Keyword: black olives, walnuts


  • ½ cup pitted Kalamata* olives
  • ½ cup shelled walnuts
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 tsp plain Greek yogurt


  • Using a a food processor make a paste from the walnuts, olives and olives oil.
  • Add the yogurt to the blend and pulse for a few more seconds.

Inspiration and adaptation: greekvegetarian.blogspot.com, oliveconnection.com, wikipedia.org

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