Marinated Olives

  • 1 C. Olive oil

  • 5 peeled garlic cloves

  • 3 C. Mixed Olives

  • 1 tsp. red pepper flakes

  • Orange or lemon peel

  • 2 Fresh Rosemary sprigs

  • 1 C. Pecorino, cubed

  • Fresh oregano


  1. Heat the olive oil over medium heat 3 minutes until warmed. Add the garlic, reduce heat and cook, stirring until garlic is golden brown. Turn off heat.

  2. Combine olives, rosemary, red pepper, orange zest in a small bowl. Pour garlic and oil slowly over and stir to combine. Can be refrigerated for a month!

  3. Add the pecorino and toss gently just before serving, scatter oregano on top.

  4. Serve in a bowl with a small utensil and crusty bread!

**Pour into a glass jar and tie a ribbon around it for a fab hostess gift!