Moroccan Spiced Green Olives

Mikekey *


A great addition to a buffet table or for an appetizer party. Cook time is refrigeration time.


★★★★★ 3 votes

15 Min
4 Hr


  • 2 tsp
    cumin seeds
  • 2 tsp
    fennel seeds
  • 2 tsp
    coriander seeds
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground cardamom
  • 1/8 tsp
    crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/8 tsp
    ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 3 c
    pitted green olives, drained (unstuffed type)
  • 2 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp
    orange juice
  • 5 clove
    minced garlic

How to Make Moroccan Spiced Green Olives


  1. Heat first 8 ingredients in a skillet over medium heat until fragrant, about 2 minutes. Remove from heat and add olives; toss to coat.
  2. Stir in remaining ingredients.
  3. Refrigerate in an airtight container for at least 4 hours or up to 3 weeks. The longer they marinate, the better they taste.
  4. Drain and serve at room temperature.

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About Moroccan Spiced Green Olives

Course/Dish: Other Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Moroccan

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