Herbed Olive Puree

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Total Time
6hrs 3mins
Prep
3 mins
Cook
6 hrs

Original recipe by the Roman Statesman Cato the Elder in the second century B.C. Recipe "modernization" found in "The Philosopher's Kitchen" by Francine Segan.

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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. Puree the olives, onion, garlic, mint leaves, oil, fennel seeds, cumin, and coriander in a food processor until smooth.
  2. Place the puree in a serving bowl, cover with plastic wrap, and set aside at room temperature for at least 6 hours.
  3. Before serving, stir well, top with the minced herbs, and place on a plate with the warm pita bread sections.