Olive Marinate

Recipe by littlemafia
READY IN: 5mins
SERVES: 10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Mix all ingredients together in a large bowl. Chill in the refrigerator for a few hours to let the flavors mingle.
  • Serve chilled or at room temperature as an appetizer or accompaniment to cocktails.
  • Variations.
  • French (Olives marinées): use black niçoise olives, thyme and a little lavender.
  • Greek: use black Kalamata olives and dried oregano and thyme.
  • Italian (Olive marinata): use chopped rosemary, thyme and peppercorns.
  • North African (Mslalla): use oil-cured black olives and substitute lemon juice for the red wine vinegar. Stir in cumin seeds, coriander seeds, lemon and orange zest and crushed red pepper.
  • Spanish (Aceitunas aliñadas): use paprika, cumin seeds and peppercorns.
  • Here is a list of the most popular herbs and seasonings mixed with marinated olives. Mix and match to suit your own taste:Bay leaves,Cardamom seed,Cracked black pepper,Crushed red pepper,Cumin seed,Fennel seed,Lavender,Lemon, lime or orange zest,Oregano,Paprika,Rosemary,Sun-dried tomatoes,Thyme.
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