Recipe: Aceitunas Marinadas – (marinated olives)


Here is a quick dish you can easily prepare days in advance for guests to enjoy with cocktails before dinner. This can accompany a “carne y queso” tray, or just have it stand alone.

1  mixed  Spanish olives
1    ea       lemon zest
½   ea       lemon juice
1    ea       orange zest
1    ea       orange juice
3 sprigs   thyme leaves
3 sprigs   rosemary
1/8 TSP   ground garlic
1/8 TSP   black pepper

Drain olives from natural juices.
Grate orange peel and lemon peel and add their juice to the olives.
Add rest of ingredients, mix well, and refrigerate.