A Word From The Cook

“Olives and walnuts are plentiful and beautiful in Greece. You can enjoy this simple appetizer when you make it at home, or when you take a trip to Greece with Convertible Caravans. It's one of several recipes from our Greek Inspired Menu.


Prep Time:

20 Minutes

Cook Time:

No Cooking Required

Total Time:

20 Minutes


6-8 People


  • 2 Cups Kalamata olives, chopped
  • 2 Cups toasted walnuts, chopped
  • 1/2 Cup sweet red peppers, chopped
  • 1/4 Cup fresh oregano, chopped (2 tablespoons if using dried)
  • 1/4 Cup fresh mint
  • 2 Teaspoons crushed red peppers
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil - enough to cover mixture lightly (approximately 1/4 cup)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  1. Step 1 – Chop
    1. Chop walnuts, red peppers, and olives finely.
    2. Chop oregano and mint finely.
  2. Step 2 – Mix
    1. Mix ingredients in a medium bowl.
    2. Drizzle enough olive oil to cover the mixture.
    3. Salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Step 3 – Garnish & Serve
    1. Serve with pita chips, or rustic bread slices.
    2. Garnish with a sprig of fresh oregano.
    3. Note: Mixture gets better the longer it rests. If you prepare mixture an hour or two in advance, keep it covered or transfer to a storage jar. If you refrigerate, bring to room temperature before serving.