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Ham, Cheese and Olive Loaf

Ham, Cheese and Olive Loaf

ham cheese olive loaf lores


1 cup (150g) self-raising flour

2/3 cup (80g) coarsely grated gruyère cheese

1 cup (120g) pitted green olives, chopped coarsely

75g ham, chopped coarsely

2 tbsp coarsely chopped mint

½ tsp ground black pepper

4 eggs, beaten lightly

80g butter, melted


  1. Preheat oven to 200°C/180°C fan-forced. Oil a 10.5cm x 21cm loaf pan.
  2. Combine the sifted flour, gruyère cheese, olives, ham, mint and pepper in a medium bowl. Add egg and butter; stir until well combined. Spread mixture into pan.
  3. Bake loaf for 35 minutes or until browned lightly and a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean. Turn, top-side up, onto a wire rack to cool.



Serving Idea: Serve slices lightly toasted, spread with butter.

Keeps: This loaf can be frozen for up to 2 months.

The Australian Women's Weekly, in conjunction with Australian Eggs, recently released a mini cookbook containing a collection of egg recipes for every time of the day. The cookbook is available for purchase from Woolworths and Coles Australia wide. This recipe has been republished with permission.

Nutritional Information

  • Serving size 89g
  • Energy 1070kJ 256kcal
  • Protein 10.4g
  • Total fat 17.2g
  • Saturated fat 8.4g
  • Carbs (total) 14.4g
  • Carbs (sugar) 0.6g
  • Sodium 637mg
  • Fibre 1g

All nutrition values are per serve.

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