Black Olive Paste

spreadable Aperitiny

Characteristics:

A "traditional" sauce, perfect on toast. But also try it mixed with a little cheese and spread on a bruschetta decorated with a pickled gherkin.

Also perfect for preparing delicious stuffed tomatoes with tuna!

Ingredients and nutritional Information

Ingredients:

black olives (92,4%), extra virgin olive oil (6,0%), salt, acidity regulator: E 270 (lactic acid). May contain fragments of olive shrapnels.

Nutritional values per 100g:

  • Calories 272 kcal (1118 kJ)
  • Protein 1,5g
  • Carbohydrates 0,7g (sugars: 0,7g)
  • Fats 29,2g (saturated fats: 0,9g)
  • Fibers 0,0g
  • Sodium 1,4g
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