Marinated Olives With Lemon and Fresh Herbs

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 0 mins

Many grocery stores now carry bulk olives. I buy large bulk green olives, with pits, and dress them up with this flavor-packed marinade. It's a wonderful appetizer during the summer when fresh herbs are plentiful. Serve with wine and cheese for a wonderful summertime appetizer.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a food processor or blender, mix all the herbs, garlic and lemon juice. Slowly add olive oil and blend. Add zest.
  2. Pour marinade over olives. They can be served immediately but will improve with a day to marinate.


Most Helpful

Loved the big green olives. Easy simple recipe with tons of flavor. I marinated the day before and then I actually heated mine up to serve. It was for my LEMON PARTY and we had other cold dishes and I have had warm olives before and always enjoyed them, so I just heated slightly at they were a hit. However they were awesome cold too. I did add just a bit more olive oil probably just another teaspoon, but I could put in a few extra olives too. It was just perfect. I'll be making it again for sure. Thx for a great easy, delish post.

SarasotaCook April 12, 2010

Exactly what I was looking for, and easy! The marinade goes cloudy in the fridge but just take it out before serving and it gets better. I used on both green and black olives- I can't believe I nearly paid extra to have them pre-marinaded! Next time I might add chilli.

Chickee August 20, 2007

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