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Olive Tea Sandwiches Recipe

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Heather Lawrie Smith
Added: Saturday, December 8, 2007


1 (6-ounce) can black ripe olives, drained, and finely chopped
1/4 cup light mayonnaise
3 tablespoons drained sun-dried tomatoes packed in oil, chopped
3 tablespoons green onion, chopped
3 tablespoons fresh basil, chopped
3 tablespoons pine nuts
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
12 slices firm white sandwich bread
6 tablespoons cream cheese

In a medium bowl, combine all ingredients except
bread and cream cheese; mix well. Cover; chill at
least 1 hour or up to 24 hours before assembling
sandwiches. Cut crusts from bread forming 4-inch
squares; reserve crusts for another use. Spread
cream cheese over bread. Spread olive mixture
over 6 slices of bread; close sandwiches with
remaining bread, pressing lightly. Cut diagonally in
half or lengthwise into rectangles.

Makes 12.




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