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Green olives

What are green olives? About the ingredient green olives. Including 172 recipes with green olives, nutrition data, photos, and where to find it.


Olives are high in monounsaturated fat, iron, Vitamin E, and dietary fiber. Naturally ripened purple/black appearing olives contain anthocyanins.

This does not include artificially ripened "black olives" that are frequently canned and sent to grocery stores. There is also an effect that typical processing has on the quantity and type of anthocyanins contained in olives.



Nutrition Facts

Serving Size unknown (100g)
Amount per Serving
Calories 145Calories from Fat 137
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 15.3g 24%
Saturated Fat 2.0g 10%
Trans Fat ~
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 1556mg 65%
Total Carbohydrate 3.8g 1%
Dietary Fiber 3g 13%
Sugars 0.5
Protein 1.0g
Vitamin A 8% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 5% Iron 3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your caloric needs.

Where found

Green olives are usually found in the condiments section or aisle of the grocery store or supermarket.

Food group

Green olives are a member of the Fruits and Fruit Juices USDA nutritional food group.

How much do green olives weigh?

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In Chinese:绿橄榄
British (UK) term: Green olives
en français:olives vertes
en español:aceitunas verdes

Recipes using green olives

There are 166 recipes that contain this ingredient.

Absolute Best Ham Salad
Baked Sole with Lemon Sauce
Black Olive and Sea Salt Focaccia
Burn Your Bra Chicken Breast (A 70's tribute)
Fresh Corn Blinis with Roasted Bell Pepper, Artichoke Hearts and Arugula
Greek Biscuits
Greek Mac and Cheese Salad
Green Olive Tapenade
Grilled Mahi-Mahi with Escabeche Sauce
Grilled Vegetable Sandwich with Tapenade
Heirloom Beets, Warm Goat Cheese, Arugula with Green Olive Vinaigrette

All 166 recipes


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