Spicy Olive Bites Recipe



  • 3/4- cup thinly sliced scallions
  • 2-garlic cloves, minced
  • 1-tbsp olive oil
  • 4-eggs
  • 1 4-ounce can diced green chiles
  • 1 2 1/4-ounce can sliced ripe olives, drained
  • 1/4-cup fresh bread crumbs
  • 2-tbsp chopped fresh cilantro or parsley
  • 1/4-tsp salt
  • 1/4-tsp ground cumin
  • 1/8-tsp cayenne
  • 1 1/2-cups shredded Cheddar or Monterey Jack cheese (about 6 ounces)
  1. Preheat oven to 325 ºF. In a medium frying pan, cook scallions and garlic in olive oil over medium heat until softened but not browned, 1 to 2 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool.
  2. In medium bowl, beat eggs until well blended. Add chiles, olives, bread crumbs, cilantro, salt, cumin, and cayenne. Mix well. Stir in cheese and cooked scallions and garlic. Pour mixture into a greased 8-inch square baking pan.
  3. Bake until a knife inserted into center shows no evidence of runny egg, 25 to 30 minutes. Let cool on a rack at least 10 minutes. (If made in advance, cover and refrigerate up to 2 days).
  4. Cut into 1×2 inch pieces. Serve warm or at room temperature.



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