Recipe By Craig J. Doucette
Published Nov 19th
Prep 25m Cook 5m Additional - Ready In 30m
Servings 6 servings Calories 359.2

Cheese stuffed large pitted black olives breaded and fried golden brown.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 (15 ounce) can jumbo pitted black olives, drained
  • 4 ounces soft Gorgonzola cheese
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • ¼ cup milk
  • 1 cup Italian-style dry bread crumbs
  • oil for deep frying

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Drain olives well on paper towels. Place Gorgonzola cheese in a pastry bag, or a heavy plastic bag, and squirt into each olive.
  2. 2 Whisk together the eggs and milk; place the bread crumbs in a shallow bowl. Dip olives in the egg mixture, shake off the excess, and roll in bread crumbs to coat; set aside.
  3. 3 Heat at least 4 inches of oil in a large pot to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  4. 4 Fry olives in hot oil until golden brown and drain on paper towels. Allow to cool slightly before serving.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 359.2
  • Carbohydrate 18.3 g
  • Cholesterol 83 mg
  • Fat 27.8 g
  • Fiber 2.8 g
  • Protein 9.9 g
  • Saturated Fat 6.8 g
  • Sodium 1202.4 mg
  • Sugar 1.8 g


  1. After searching for more than 25 minutes for a deep fried black Olive recipe I found your site. It took me straight to the recipe without a thousand different websites sending me somewhere I did not wish to go. Yours is the first cooking site I gave my email to. Thank you sincerely and I - Read more ...
  2. I love gorgonzola cheese and olives seperately but after trying this I discovered that I don't like them combined.
  3. I made the fried olives using the following stuffing and it worked great! So I'll give you 5 stars for your fried olive idea! 2 cans colossal size pitted black olives. 4oz. fat free cream cheese. 2 tbls. part skim ricotta cheese. 1 large clove garlic made into a paste with a pinch of kosher - Read more ...
  4. This recipe was just OK. The general opinion was that the flavor was alright but we would have liked a stronger cheese. It's the only fried dish I've served that our friends haven't devoured. Also the olives were a bit difficult to stuff and the third can of olives was not necessary.
  5. They really don't look that great but sure do taste awesome! We all fought over the last one! Would make again.
  6. Interesting recipe... we are black olive lovers so we were excited to try this. Not sure what we did wrong but the cheese didn't stay in them very well. The taste was pretty good although I guess we aren't huge Gorgonzola cheese fans. We'd like to try these again though with maybe a different type - Read more ...