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Marinated Olives


Recipe Info

  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 15m
  • Cook Time : 5m
  • Ready In : 20m


  • 60ml olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 3 sprigs thyme
  • 1 sprig rosemary, leaves removed from the stem
  • 1⁄4 tsp fennel seeds
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • 285g mixed olives


Step 1

In a medium skillet, heat the olive oil, garlic, thyme, rosemary, fennel and lemon zest over medium-low heat for about 2 to 3 minutes until the garlic and herbs become fragrant.

Step 2

Add the olives, toss to coat and gently heat until warmed through. Take off the heat.

Step 3

Transfer to a jar to cool, then cover and refrigerate for 1 to 3 days to marinate if not using immediately. Remove jar from refrigerator an hour or two before serving and bring to room temperature.

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