Spicy Marinated Olives with Roasted Garlic & Herbs

Olive Lovers Unite! You've got to try these Spicy Marinated Olives with fiery dried arbol chiles, pan-roasted cloves of garlic and loads of fresh herbs like rosemary and oregano. Fix this when you need a quick, easy & comforting appetizer to share with friends that will disappear in minutes. Serve warm or make ahead and serve room temperature with slices of crusty baguette for scooping. {gluten-free, grain-free, and vegan} #olives #marinatedolives #spicy #appetizer #roastedgarlic #easyappetizer

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This quick recipe for Spicy Marinated Olives is an easy appetizer with pan-roasted garlic, arbol chiles, and fresh herbs. Serve warm or room temperature.



3 tablespoons olive oil

23 dried arbol chiles

56 cloves garlic, peeled

12 ounces olives, drained of any liquid (any kind works use your favorite kind)

handful fresh herbs like oregano, thyme, basil, and/or rosemary

freshly ground black pepper

toasted baguette, sliced


Roast the Chiles and Garlic: Heat oil in a medium frying pan over medium heat. Add chiles and garlic cloves and toss in the warm oil until just starting to brown. 

Warm Olives and Herbs: Add olives and herbs and stir in the oil until warmed. Season with freshly ground black pepper and transfer to a serving dish. 

Serve: Serve with toasted, sliced baguette. 

Keywords: marinated olives