Garlic Rosemary Marinated Olives
Author note: In order for the olives to acquire the flavor from the marinade, it is critical to let the olives soak for at least eight hours. The longer the olives marinade the more delicious they become. The recipe instructs to heat the olives before serving, however the olives are also tasty at room temperature.
½ cup extra virgin olive oil
¼ cup chopped shallots (about one small shallot)
4 garlic cloves, crushed
2 rosemary springs, leaves removed and chopped
zest of one lemon
12 ounces kalamata olives, drained
- Combine all ingredients into a bowl and stir well to combine. Place in an airtight container and let marinade at least eight hours before serving.
- Heat an oven to 250 degrees. Place the olives and marinade in an oven-proof bowl.
- Place the olives in the oven and warm for 15 minutes. Serve immediately.