Olive Cheese Bread

Olive Cheese Bread

Olives are a fruit that comes from the olive tree, which grows in many parts of the world. It is most popularly associated with Mediterranean cuisine, with olive oil being considered as a healthy alternative for cooking oils or garnish, as it decreases the build up of clogged arteries. Olives are also rich in antioxidants, preventing heart disease and certain types of cancer. Studies have shown that olives contain large quantities of vitamin E, which is good for maintaining bone strength as well as maintaining healthy hair and skin. For this recipe we will be using olives to make a cheese that goes well with bread for a light, healthy, and nutritious snack.

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Ingredients

1 cup black olives
1 cup onions, chopped
½ stick of butter
½ cup mayonnaise
1 cup cheddar cheese, grated
1 loaf of bread, toasted
salt to taste
pepper to taste

Directions

In a bowl, mix together the olives, onions, butter, mayonnaise and cheese. Season with salt and pepper then mix well. Once mixed, spread on top of slices of bread and bake in an oven or toaster for 10 minutes at 300 degrees Fahrenheit. Serve as an appetizer or as a tasty snack.

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