Olive and red onion bites

Olive and red onion bites

Easy, vegetarian and dairy free. As low starch snacks go these are great. Good in a lunch box or as a substitute for bread to dip in soup.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Servings 12 buns


  • 30 ml olive oil extra virgin
  • 50 g pitted kalamata olives chopped
  • 2 red onion finely sliced
  • 100 g ground almonds
  • 30 ml almond milk
  • 20 g buckwheat flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric optional
  • 2 eggs organic and free range if possible
  • salt and pepper


  • Pre heat the oven to 160 fan, 180 electric or gas 4. Lay out 12 bun cases in a bun tin (fairy cake size not muffin)
  • Fry the onion in a little olive oil in a small frying pan. Cook on a medium to high heat to soften and brown slightly. Set aside.
  • Put all the other ingredients into a bowl. Add the cooked onions, stir well and divide between the bun cases.
  • Bake for 20 minutes until puffy and golden. Serve slightly warm where possible.


These will keep in a tin or airtight box for a couple of days. No need to refrigerate.

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