Warm Lemon Herbed Olives Recipe

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Warm Lemon Herbed Olives

Lynnda Cloutier


I made these for a girls night a while ago. My friend, who loves olives, couldn't get enough of them.

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1 pint mixed olives in brine, 2 cups
1 to 2 t. lemon olive oil, recipe follows
grated zest of 1 lemon
2 t. mixed minced fresh thyme,, rosemary and oregano

Directions Step-By-Step

Bring olives and brine just to a simmer in a pan and cook until heated through. Drain olives and mix with the lemon olive oil in a bowl. Add lemon zest and fresh herbs; toss to mix well. Serve warm.
You can store the olives in the refrigerator for weeks and reheat briefly in microwave. Serves 8
Lemon Olive oil:
To make lemon olive oil, mix one cup of olive oil with the grated zest of two lemons. Let stand for 2 hours at room temperate and then pour through a sieve, if desired. Use in pasta dishes or salads to brighten up the flavor.

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