This is the perfect thing when you feel like some pasta comfort but want to keep it healthy and get some greens. http://thestonesoup.com/blog/2010/08/is-it-worthwhile-cooking-with-expensive-olive-oil-5-ingredients/
These two recipes are Black Olive Pate' (nero patè d'oliva ') and Green Olive And Artichoke Pate' (verde oliva e carciofo pate ') These recipes are delicious and go well spread on meat of any kind as well as mixed in with pasta, noodles or rice. Fantastic on toasted bread and as a base on a bruschetta! The recipes are below. Enjoy!