Marinated North African Olives

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 5 mins

A great beginning, middle or end to any African Meal.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. combine everything in a glass jar.
  2. add the olives and toss to coat.
  3. refrigerate for 3 days.
  4. lasts for 3 weeks in the refrigerator.


Most Helpful

It will be hard to wait 3 whole days until "ready"! I tried them just after the preparation and the spice/herb combo is sooo delicious!
I will use the juice for salad, too pity to throw this away.
Done with green olives and green pepper as aI had these on hand!
Thanks a lot for posting this recipe!

awalde August 14, 2011

Wonderful olives! Quite different from the French Provencal olives I'm used to but VERY good. Love the lemon flavor and the zing from the chili, mixed with the mint - delightful blend of flavors. In fact I used fresh red chilis because I have so many that have to be used up. Also I didn't use African olives, I think, they seem to be Italian or Greek, but at least they're black :D
Will definitely make this again! Thanks for posting. Made for Ramadan Tag 2010.

Mia in Germany August 18, 2010

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