Marinated Balsamic Olives

READY IN: 8hrs
Recipe by Kittencal@recipezazz

These are just like the marinated olives that you purchase in the European markets...if not better. They will stay forever in the fridge. This recipe makes quite a lot of olives (6 cups), but can be scaled down in half if desired....note: plan ahead, these olives need to stay in the fridge for at least 8 hours (the more time left marinating in the fridge, the stronger the flavor will be). Prep time includes the 8 hour refrigeration marinating time.

Top Review by evelyn/athens

Good but I would have liked more flavour. A garlic clove (or two) and some lemon or orange zest would not be amiss here.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 (8 ounce) jars ripe olives, drained
  • 2 (7 ounce) jars kalamata olives, drained
  • 2 (7 ounce) jars pimento stuffed olives, drained
  • 12 cup good quality olive oil
  • 12 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon dried Italian seasoning


  1. In a bowl, combine all ingredients; cover and chill in the fridge for at least 8 hours.
  2. Let stand for 30 minutes before serving.
  3. Serve with a slotted spoon.

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