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Kalyn’s Kitchen Picks: Pitted Kalamata Olives

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I am a longtime fan of Greek Kalamata olives and always have a large jar of pitted Kalamata olives in my fridge. And you don’t need to include a lot of these flavorful olives in your recipes to add some amazing Greek flavor. This post includes a recipe link showing how I use olives.

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How many delicious things can you make with kalamata olives? Perhaps this is a question I’ve been grappling with for years, cramming these amazingly flavorful problems into a jar Seeded Kalamata Olives It’s something I always have in my fridge! For those unfamiliar with this type of olive, recipes and restaurant menus often refer to it as the Greek he olive.

Of course, I know that not everyone likes the strong, slightly bitter flavor of Kalamata olives (which is why I often give recipes the option of using plain black olives as a substitute). But for those who enjoy its flavor (like me), and millions of Greeks! ) The availability of kalamata revolutionized Greek cuisine.

Where can I get pitted Kalamata olives?

For years, this product was a staple find at Costco, but now it’s hit and miss. If you’re lucky you can find it at the grocery store, probably in smaller jars, but I can always find a larger jar. Seeded Kalamata Olives (affiliate link) at Amazon.com.

How long can a large jar be stored in the refrigerator?

I had to turn to Google to get the answer to this question. Because these are used so often at my house to make salads for party and dinner guests, they can only be kept for a few months. However, online sources say that they can be stored in the refrigerator for 12-18 months as long as they are covered in brine.

10 recipes I love making with Kalamata olives:

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Square image of a jar of pitted Kalamata olives on a cutting board.

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