Marinated Greek Olives

Mikekey *


A tasty addition to an appetizer bar. Cook time is refrigeration time.


★★★★★ 2 votes

10 Min
24 Hr


  • 1 jar(s)
    (6 oz.) pitted kalamata olives, drained and rinsed
  • 1 tsp
    dried oregano
  • 1 clove
  • 1/2
    lemon-zest of
  • 1/2 tsp
    lemon juice
  • 1 small
    bay leaf
  • 1/8 tsp
    ground black pepper
  • 1/2 c
    olive oil

How to Make Marinated Greek Olives


  1. Place olives in a zipper-type plastic bag.
  2. Add remaining ingredients to bag and seal, squeezing out as much air as possible. Shake bag to mix everything. (Add more oil, if needed).
  3. Refrigerate for 24 hours. When ready to serve, let sit at room temperature until olive oil returns to liquid state. Pour into a bowl and serve.

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About Marinated Greek Olives

Course/Dish: Other Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Greek

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