Queen Spanish Olives/
Pimiento Stuffed

The second most popular green olives imported to the U.S. Compared to Manzanillas, the Queens are large, plump olives with a dark green color. The Queen’s texture is somewhat coarser than the Manzanilla, but it is popular due to its large size.

Usage Suggestions
Spanish Green Olives/Pimiento Stuffed are probably best known as a garnish in martinis, but they have other diverse uses:

  • add to potato, macaroni, chicken and green salads
  • make a delicious tapenade
  • mix into tuna salad and deviled eggs
  • top pasta, pizza, and bruschetta
  • add to kabob skewers
  • open a jar and serve as an appetizer or snack

FLAVOR: Firm, tasty, slightly bitter.

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Product of Spain.

 HEALTH BENEFITS: Queen olives with pimiento are sugar free, cholesterol free, trans fat free, low carbohydrate and gluten free. Olives contain omega 9 monounsaturated fat and are a good source of antioxidants including vitamin E.

SHELF LIFE: 3 years unopened, 6 months after opening when refrigerated.