Meat Pillows


Easy appetizer sure to please. Few ingredients, cheap to buy.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
24 servings


  • 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened

  • 1 (4.25 ounce) can chopped black olives, drained

  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder, or to taste

  • 4 (2 ounce) packages thinly sliced deli beef (such as Carl Buddig®)


  1. Mix cream cheese, olives, and garlic powder in a bowl. Spoon 1 tablespoon cream cheese mixture into the middle of each beef slice; fold beef slice over filling to create a pillow. Secure the edges with a dot of cream cheese mixture.

Cook's Note:

For best results, refrigerate meat pillows overnight for a stronger garlic flavor.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

84 Calories
8g Fat
1g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 84
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 4g 22%
Cholesterol 27mg 9%
Sodium 234mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 1g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 21mg 2%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 56mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.