Marinated Olives

Betty Crocker's Heart Healthy Cookbook shares a recipe! It’s easy to make your own marinated olives! Try this 10 minute preparation for olives flavored with fresh herbs, citrus, garlic and red pepper – a refreshing homemade condiment!

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 48 hr 10 min
  • Servings 12

Ingredients

1
pound Kalamata or other Greek olives
1/4
cup canola or soybean oil
2
tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
2
tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
1
tablespoon lemon juice
1/2
teaspoon crushed red pepper
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 Rinse olives with cold water; drain. Place olives in 1-quart jar with tight-fitting lid.
  • 2 Mix remaining ingredients in small bowl; pour over olives. Cover tightly and refrigerate at least 48 hours but no longer than 2 weeks, turning jar upside down occasionally. Serve at room temperature.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
50
(
Calories from Fat
40),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 1/2g
4 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
1/2g,
1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
280mg
280%;
Total Carbohydrate
2g
2%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.