Marinated olives recipes

Category: Sauces and accompaniments

Marinated olives


  • 500g black olives, rinsed
  • 500g green olives, rinsed
  • 4tbsp dried oregano
  • 4 garlic cloves, lightly crushed
  • 500ml extra virgin olive oil
  • pared zest and juice 2 lemons
  • 2tbsp coriander seeds, toasted and lightly crushed


Makes 1KG

Mix all the ingredients together in a large, sterilised screwtop jar or airtight container and leave to macerate for at least 1 day before eating. The olives will keep for up to 3 weeks.

Recipe credit: Recipes and photographs taken from Oklava: Recipes from a Turkish-Cypriot Kitchen by Selin Kiazim. Photography by Chris Terry.

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