These are olive appetizers I made one day after school, years ago. I came to find that they are great for social gatherings like hosted wine tastings and drink parties. Dry mixed drinks complement these appetizers well. They are easy to prepare ahead of time; you can refrigerate them until cooking time.

Robot Master Dave


Original recipe yields 20 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Set an oven rack about 6 inches from the heat source and preheat the oven's broiler.

  • Cut each slice of pancetta into 4 pieces. Wrap 1 piece around each olive. Use a toothpick to hold the pancetta in place. Arrange wrapped olives on a baking sheet.

  • Broil in the preheated oven until heated through, 1 to 2 minutes.

Cook's Note:

One piece of pancetta should wrap about 4 olives.

Nutrition Facts

22 calories; 1.7 g total fat; 3 mg cholesterol; 183 mg sodium. 0 g carbohydrates; 0.9 g protein; Full Nutrition