1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (If The Olives Are Packed In Olive Oil, Use The Oil From The Jar)
Freshly ground black pepper
1. Place the pitted olives and the garlic in a food processor and puree until finely chopped.
2. Add the olive oil, lemon juice, 1 teaspoon salt, and pepper to taste. Puree again and adjust the seasoning. Transfer the olive paste to storage containers.