Cheese stuffed large pitted black olives breaded and fried golden brown.

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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Drain olives well on paper towels. Place Gorgonzola cheese in a pastry bag, or a heavy plastic bag, and squirt into each olive.

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  • Whisk together the eggs and milk; place the bread crumbs in a shallow bowl. Dip olives in the egg mixture, shake off the excess, and roll in bread crumbs to coat; set aside.

  • Heat at least 4 inches of oil in a large pot to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

  • Fry olives in hot oil until golden brown and drain on paper towels. Allow to cool slightly before serving.

Nutrition Facts

359.2 calories; 9.9 g protein; 18.3 g carbohydrates; 83 mg cholesterol; 1202.4 mg sodium. Full Nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
08/07/2012
I made the fried olives using the following stuffing and it worked great! So I'll give you 5 stars for your fried olive idea! 2 cans colossal size pitted black olives. 4oz. fat free cream cheese. 2 tbls. part skim ricotta cheese. 1 large clove garlic made into a paste with a pinch of kosher salt. 1 tsp. minced jarred jalapenos. Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 2 stars
03/07/2013
I love gorgonzola cheese and olives seperately but after trying this I discovered that I don't like them combined. Read More
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  • 3 star values: 3
  • 2 star values: 1
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Rating: 5 stars
08/07/2012
I made the fried olives using the following stuffing and it worked great! So I'll give you 5 stars for your fried olive idea! 2 cans colossal size pitted black olives. 4oz. fat free cream cheese. 2 tbls. part skim ricotta cheese. 1 large clove garlic made into a paste with a pinch of kosher salt. 1 tsp. minced jarred jalapenos. Read More
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Rating: 2 stars
03/07/2013
I love gorgonzola cheese and olives seperately but after trying this I discovered that I don't like them combined. Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
06/16/2007
Interesting recipe... we are black olive lovers so we were excited to try this. Not sure what we did wrong but the cheese didn't stay in them very well. The taste was pretty good although I guess we aren't huge Gorgonzola cheese fans. We'd like to try these again though with maybe a different type cheese. Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
09/24/2007
They really don't look that great but sure do taste awesome! We all fought over the last one! Would make again. Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
11/06/2008
This recipe was just OK. The general opinion was that the flavor was alright but we would have liked a stronger cheese. It's the only fried dish I've served that our friends haven't devoured. Also the olives were a bit difficult to stuff and the third can of olives was not necessary. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
08/07/2012
I made the fried olives using the following stuffing and it worked great! So I'll give you 5 stars for your fried olive idea! 2 cans colossal size pitted black olives. 4oz. fat free cream cheese. 2 tbls. part skim ricotta cheese. 1 large clove garlic made into a paste with a pinch of kosher salt. 1 tsp. minced jarred jalapenos. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
02/17/2016
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