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Black Olive Caviar Bites Recipe

Black Olive Caviar Bites Recipe

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This appetizer is perfect for New Year’s Eve. Serve small toasts as an accompaniment. A great option if you’re on a budget and can’t afford the real thing! If you are looking for more delicious recipes that you can master, don’t forget to check our 20 Easy Culinary Recipes.

A simple mock caviar recipe without spending big bucks on the actual thing. This recipe makes use of the slight saltiness from the black olives to imitate its pricier alternative.

Prep: 20 mins
Chill Time: 1 hr
Total: 1 hr 20 mins


  • 4 pcs egg yolks, hard-cooked
  • salt and ground white pepper, to taste
  • ¼ cup crème fraiche, or mayonnaise
  • 1 pc crostini bread, cut and toasted

For Caviar:

  • oz black olives, drained and finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp fresh basil leaves, minced
  • 2 tsp balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • tsp red pepper flakes, or to taste
  • tsp ground black pepper, or to taste

For Garnish:

  • parsley, chopped


  1. To make the caviar, stir together all the ingredients in a small bowl.
  2. Taste and adjust the seasoning.
  3. To prepare the egg, using a small spatula, finely mash the egg and mix the crème fraiche or mayonnaise in a small bowl. Season to taste with salt and ground white pepper.
  4. To assemble each serving squeeze roughly 1 tablespoon of egg mixture onto the crostini and top with 1 teaspoon of black olive caviar mix.
  5. Garnish with parsley and assembled on a tray or platter and serve, you may also add a small cut of cold cut meat. Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Advance preparation: The caviar will keep for up to 2 days in a covered container in the refrigerator. Assemble the spoons up to 1 hour before serving; cover and refrigerate. Yield: 1/2 C. caviar (enough for 48 spoon-size bites)


  • Sugar: 1g
  • :
  • Calcium: 6mg
  • Calories: 32kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 5mg
  • Fat: 3g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g
  • Potassium: 8mg
  • Protein: 1g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Sodium: 118mg
  • Vitamin A: 54IU
  • Vitamin C: 1mg
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