What are olives? About the ingredient olives. Including 433 recipes with olives, nutrition data, and where to find it.
Olives are the fruit of the Olive tree and is a major component of the agriculture and gastronomy along the Mediterranean both in Europe and North Africa, as well as in the Middle East. Both fresh and cured olives are consumed by themselves, as an ingredient in other dishes ('table olives') and as olive oil.
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.
Olives are usually found in the canned goods section or aisle of the grocery store or supermarket.
Olives are a member of the Fruits and Fruit Juices USDA nutritional food group.
|British (UK) term:||Olives|
|en español:||aceitunas negras|
There are 423 recipes that contain this ingredient.
Created: Last updated: