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Kitchen Dictionary: kalamata olive

Pronounced: kahl-uh-MAH-tuh

kalamata olive

An almond-shaped deep-purple olive imported from Greece with a rich and fruity flavor from its wine vinegar marinade. They are often slit to allow the marinade to penetrate the flesh. Kalamata olives are packed in either olive oil or vinegar.

plural: kalamata olives


Season: available year-round

How to store: Will keep for several weeks in the refrigerator after opened or from a fresh container.

More Kalamata Olive Recipes
Popular Kalamata Olive Recipes
Cherry Tomato and Kalamata Olive Penne
Gluten-Free Kalamata Olive and Rosemary Bread
Easy Tomato, Red Onion, and Kalamata Olive Summer Salad

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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