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RP27-Nduja & Cream Cheese Stuffed Olive

Nduja & Cream Cheese Stuffed Olives

Ideal with 2010 Malbec


1 can jumbo black olives, halved

4 oz. cream cheese

1 tspn. enhanced Nduja (see preparation below)

To prepare enhanced Nduja:

1 jar Nduja (a spreadable salami; we get ours from Buona Tavola restaurant in Paso Robles)

1 Tbsp shallot

1 Tbsp 2010 Malbec

1 tomato, diced

2 cloves garlic

1 Tbsp olive oil

1 Tbsp italian seasoning

Cook all ingredients in a small skillet until liquid is absorbed.

To prepare cheese stuffing:

Mix cream cheese & one heaping tablespoon of enhanced Nduja in food processor. Refrigerate for three to four hours. Pipe onto olive halves & serve. Yields about 70 olives.