05 Jan

Rosemary and Garlic Marinated Olives

Olives, a favorite cocktail party nibble, become even tastier after soaking in a flavorful vinaigrette.

Prep Time: 10 min ;
Start to Finish: 1 days 10 min
Makes: 16 servings

  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 4 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • 4 sprigs fresh rosemary, cut up
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped red onion
  • 1/2 cup pitted green olives
  • 1 (6-oz.) can pitted ripe olives, drained
  • 1 (6-oz.) jar pitted kalamata olives, drained
  1. In medium nonmetal bowl or resealable food storage plastic bag, combine oil, vinegar, lemon peel, garlic and rosemary; mix well. Add onion and olives; stir gently to mix. Cover bowl or seal bag. Refrigerate at least 24 hours.
  2. To serve, remove olives from marinade with slotted spoon; place in serving bowl. Reserve marinade for later storage of olives. Serve with decorative toothpicks or cocktail forks.

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