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Warm Citrus-Marinated Castelvetrano Olives

These warm olives are a hit to serve while entertaining guests. They're easy to eat finger food and offer a surprising twist on typical olives.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: Citrus, Olive Oil, Olives
Servings: 4 people
Author: Laura


  • 16 oz drained and rinsed Castelvetrano olives
  • 2 cups Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 3 strips orange peel be careful not to include the pith
  • 1/2 tsp whole black peppercorns
  • 1 bay leaf


  • Heat olive oil and olives in a medium sauce pan over low heat on the stove top for approximately 40 minutes. Do not let the oil boil or bubble.
  • Remove from heat a few min before serving to cool slightly.
  • Serve warm in the olive oil.