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Kalamata olives

What are kalamata olives?

About the ingredient kalamata olives. Including 115 recipes with kalamata olives, nutrition data, and where to find it.



Kalamata olives are normally brined, packed in olive oil or pickled in wine vinaigrette.

Unlike most green and black olives, Kalamata olives are a deep, rich aubergine in color. When they are soaked in vinegar or brined, they may appear almost dark brown or black. On the tree, these purple almond-shaped fruits are hard to miss because of their beautiful color. They also tend to pack more meat than the average black variety.


Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 tbsp (8g)
Amount per Serving
Calories 9Calories from Fat 7
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.9g 1%
Saturated Fat 0.1g 1%
Trans Fat ~
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 69mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 0.5g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Sugars 0.0
Protein 0.1g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 1% Iron 1%
* 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

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

Food group

Kalamata olives are a member of the Fruits and Fruit Juices US Department of Agriculture nutritional food group.

How much do kalamata olives weigh?

Measure Grams
1 tbsp 8
1 large 4
1 small 3

In Chinese:卡拉马塔橄榄
British (UK) term: Kalamata olives
en français:olives Kalamata
en español:aceitunas Kalamata

Recipes using kalamata olives

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