Simmered Chili Olives

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Total Time
8 hrs 30 mins
30 mins

A short simmer in some tomato-garlic-pepper seasoning does wonders for the ordinary olive! Serve at room temperature for a unique addition to a relish tray. Prep time includes cooling overnight.

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  1. *imported olives are nice, but any will do Bring olives to a boil in a saucepan of water.
  2. Drain and rinse under cold water; repeat process.
  3. Drain again, and set aside.
  4. Place remaining ingredients in a saucepan and simmer for 15 minutes.
  5. Add olives with 1/4 cup water; simmer over low heat until water is absorbed.
  6. Let cool overnight.
  7. Serve at room temperature.
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5 5

The olives turned out beautifully! Looks so pretty with the different olives and the red of the tomato. Olives, garlic (yes, I added extra- about 3 or 4 cloves), tomato, spicy red pepper... delicious flavors all combined. I have to say, we ate a bunch of them and then decided to do a rough chop and mix it in with freshly cooked angel hair pasta, and it made a fantastic pasta dish as well!

5 5

I made these for Christmas last year and forgot to review! Very tasty. I'm thinking of making them again this year. I actually prefer them warm.