Spicy Marinated Olives

February 2008
Spicy Marinated Olives

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Fresh herbs, citrus and crushed red pepper make this more than the usual olive mix.

Makes: 12 servings

Prep: 5 mins

Cook: 2 mins

  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 sprigs thyme, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 sprig rosemary, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 1/2-by-2-inch pieces lemon peel, cut into thin strips
  • 1 1/2-by-2-inch piece orange peel, cut into thin strips
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 3 cups mixed olives
  1. In a medium skillet, heat the olive oil, thyme, rosemary, lemon peel, orange peel and crushed red pepper over medium heat for 2 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool. Stir in the olives.