Olive Paste and Blue Cheese Canapi

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 0 mins

(Canapi De Pasta De Aceituna Negra Y Queso Cabrales)Note: This paste of black olives, garlic, and pine nuts is a lovely complement to a robust blue cheese, such as the outstanding Cabrales from Asturias in northern Spain. The black olives must be cured to give the proper flavor.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place the olives, garlic, pine nuts, and olive oil in the bowl of a processor and chop as finely as possible. [May be prepared ahead]
  2. Spread thinly on bread slices.
  3. Cover with blue cheese.
  4. Decorate with a piece of black olive.
  5. Makes 2 canapis per serving.


Most Helpful

Tasted good, but so intense that I think they would be better on very small crackers instead of slices of bread. One was a bit too much for most people at our holiday party- but everyone said they tasted great!

Denise J December 23, 2002

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