Yogurt cheese seasoned with olives, capers and pistachios

1 to 1 1/2 cups prepared yogurt cheese (or cream cheese)
6 green olives, pitted and slivered or chopped
6 black olives, pitted and slivered and chopped
1 tablespoon chopped toasted pistachios, plus extra for garnish
1 tablespoon chopped flat parsley, plus extra for garnish
1 tablespoon coarsely chopped capers
Coarsely ground black pepper, optional

Mix together the yogurt cheese, green olives, black olives, pistachios, parsley and capers and spread in a shallow bowl or plate. Season with coarsely
ground black pepper, if desired. Garnish the center with chopped pistachio nuts and rim with chopped parsley.

Total time: 10 minutes
Servings: 2-4 as an appetizer or snack
Note: Serve with bread or vegetable sticks.

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