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Citrus Marinated Olives
Citrus Marinated Olives With Thyme & Garlic
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
10 mins

This recipe livens up meaty, buttery Castelvetrano olives with orange, lemon, garlic, and thyme. Serve warm to enjoy all of the delicious aromas and flavors.

Course: Appetizer, Snack
Keyword: Citrus, Olives
Servings: 4
  • 6 oz Castelvetrano olives (1 jar, drained)
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 strips lemon zest
  • 2 strips orange zest
  • juice of 1 orange
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 3-4 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 1 clove garlic, thinly sliced or minced
  • sea salt
  • cracked pepper
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
  1. In a small sauce pan over medium to low heat, warm olive oil. Add garlic, red pepper flakes, and citrus zests. Occasionally stir. Cook until garlic is golden and pale, about 2 minutes.

  2. Add the olives, lemon and orange juice, thyme sprigs, a pinch of salt, and a bit of cracked pepper. Cook while stirring, about 2 minutes. Transfer to a serving bowl and serve warm.