Marinated Olives in a small serving dish

Marinated Olives

With just 5 ingredients (not including oil), this Marinated Olives recipe is an excellent tapas appetizer. Serve this with an assortment of other tapas or make this part of a charcuterie board.

5 from 1 vote
Marinated Olives in a small serving dish
Print Recipe

Marinated Olives

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Spanish
Servings: 6
Calories: 111kcal
Author: Gluten Free & More


  • 2 cups (11 oz) pitted mixed olive medley
  • Zest of 1 orange , peeled with a vegetable peeler
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • ½ teaspoon (1 g) red pepper flakes
  • 4 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 2 tablespoons (30 mL) olive oil


  • Drain the olives and place in a small saucepan. Add the rest of the ingredients and heat over low heat until warm and fragrant. Take off the heat and let sit at room temperature. The longer they sit, the better.
  • Transfer to a serving dish with a slotted spoon and serve. Can be made several days ahead. Store covered in the refrigerator. Can be served warm or at room temperature.


Nutrition Facts
Marinated Olives
Amount Per Serving
Calories 111 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Sodium 703mg29%
Potassium 34mg1%
Carbohydrates 3g1%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 258IU5%
Vitamin C 2mg2%
Calcium 30mg3%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Disclaimer: All nutrition facts on Gluten Free & More are meant only as a guide and may differ depending on product brands used or ingredient substitutions. Some errors may occur, so you are encouraged to confirm the recipe’s ingredient and nutrition suitability for your own diet.
Have you tried this recipe? Give it a star rating and let us know your thoughts in the Ratings & Reviews section below.
Tags: Marinade Olives Orange
Previous Post

Classic Sangria

Next Post

Baked Goat Cheese & Tomato Dip

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Recipe Rating