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black olive

These are olives that have been allowed to ripen on the tree. American recipes that call for black olives are probably referring to the Mission olive. Other varieties of black olives are the Aleppo, Alphonso, Amphissa, black Cerignola, Gaeta, black Greek, Kalamata, Ligurian, Lugano, Moroccan dry-cured, Ni├žoise, Nyons, Ponentine, and Royal.

plural: black olives


Season: available year-round

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Nutrition Facts

Calculated for 1 large
Amount Per Serving %DV
Calories 5
Calories from Fat 4 (83%)
Total Fat 0.5g 0%
Saturated Fat 0.1g 0%
Monounsaturated Fat 0.0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.0g
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 32mg 1%
Potassium 0mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 0.3g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0.1g 0%
Sugars 0.1g
Protein 0.0g 0%

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