1 cup blanched almonds, toasted
3 cans (6 ounces each) pitted ripe olives, drained
3 jars (7 ounces each) pimiento-stuffed olives, undrained
1/2 cup white balsamic vinegar
1/2 cup dry red wine
1/2 cup canola oil
1 medium garlic clove, minced
1/2 teaspoon sugar
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 teaspoon pepper
1/2 teaspoon dill weed
1/2 teaspoon dried basil
1/2 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
Insert an almond into each ripe olive; place in a large bowl. Add pimiento-stuffed olives with olive juice. In a small bowl, whisk vinegar, wine, oil, garlic, sugar and seasonings. Pour mixture over olives. Refrigerate, covered, 8 hours or overnight, stirring occasionally. Transfer to a serving bowl.
1/4 cup: 78 calories, 7g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 455mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.