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Citrus Marinated Olives

These Citrus Marinated Olives are a wonderful appetizer or addition to a charcuterie board. No matter how you serve them these easy and delicious olives are sure to impress everyone!
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 10 people
Calories 91 kcal


  • 2 cups olives rinsed, and patted dry
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 strip lemon rind* peeled
  • 1 strip orange rind* peeled
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon red peppers flakes


  1. Rinse the olives and pat dry with a paper towel then set aside.
  2. Combine all ingredients except olives in a medium sauce pan. Combine everything together over medium high heat until just simmering.
  3. Add olives to liquid mixture and toss until well coated. Simmer for 2 - 3 minutes then transfer to a bowl with lid and allow to rest on the counter for an hour. Serve at room temperature.

Recipe Notes

*see my tips in the post for the easiest way to remove the zest from the fruit

Nutrition Facts
Citrus Marinated Olives
Amount Per Serving (0.5 cup)
Calories 91 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 420mg18%
Potassium 18mg1%
Carbohydrates 2g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 118IU2%
Vitamin C 5mg6%
Calcium 16mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.