Moroccan Olives

Serve your family with these marinated Moroccan olives – a flavorful appetizer.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 4 hr 10 min
  • Servings 6

2
tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1
teaspoon fennel seed
1
teaspoon coriander seed
1/2
teaspoon cumin seed
1/2
teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1
large clove garlic, finely chopped
1 1/2
cups good-quality imported green and ripe assorted olives
1
tablespoon grated orange peel
3/4
cup extra-virgin olive oil

  • 1 In 8-inch nonstick skillet, heat 2 tablespoons oil 1 minute. Add fennel seed, coriander seed, cumin seed, pepper flakes and garlic; cook and stir over medium heat 1 minute or until fragrant. Remove from heat. Add olives and orange peel; stir until olives are coated.
  • 2 Divide mixture between 2 small jars or containers with tightfitting lids. Pour 3/4 cup oil over mixture in jars. Cover; refrigerate at least 4 hours before serving. Serve at room temperature. Store in refrigerator up to 1 week.

Expert Tips

The longer the olives marinate, the more flavorful they become. Store olives in the refrigerator, but they are best enjoyed at room temperature as an appetizer, condiment with meats or as a salad topper.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
308
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
34g
34%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
),
Sodium
205mg
205%;
Total Carbohydrate
2g
2%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
7 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.