Green Olive Cheddar Dip

Green Olive Cheddar Dip

The richness of the sour cream and cream cheese is the perfect foil to the savory saltiness of the green olives and cheddar cheese. The combination will surely make this dip the hit of any party. Recipe provided by Meredith Deeds & Carla Snyder.

  • prep
  • 12 servings


  • 2 cups (8 oz.) shredded sharp cheddar cheese

  • 4 oz. cream cheese, softened

  • 1 cup sour cream

  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise

  • 1/2 teaspoon chopped garlic

  • 1/2 cup thickly sliced green onions

  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

  • 24 vegetable sticks, such as carrots, celery, red bell pepper, fennel and green onion

  • 2 (5.75 oz.) cans Lindsay® Colossal Ripe Pitted Olives, drained

  • 1 (5.75 ounce) jar Lindsay® Pimiento Stuffed Spanish Manzanilla Olives, drained

  • Or use Lindsay® Pimientos and Lindsay® Pitted Spanish Manzanilla Olives, drained

Cooking Directions

  1. In bowl of food processor, combine cheddar cheese, cream cheese, sour cream, mayonnaise and garlic. Pulse several times until ingredients are combined.

  2. Add Manzanilla olives and green onions. Pulse until olives and onion are chopped. (Dip should be slightly chunky.)

  3. Transfer to a serving bowl.

  4. Skewer one vegetable stick through each ripe olive; arrange on a platter and place dip in center. Serve chilled or at room temperature.


  • Calories214
  • Fat19g
  • Protein6g
  • Cholesterol42mg
  • Total Carbs5g
  • Fiber1g

Percent (%) Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower based on your calorie needs.