Warm Citrus Olives

  • 4 hours
  • 20 minutes

A perfect entertaining dish, the citrus gives a lovely botanical flavour to this twist on a traditional tapas dish.


Juice and zest of 1 orange
Juice and zest of 1 lemon
½ lemon, thinly sliced
1 1/2 cups Kalamata olives or other brine-cured black olives
1 1/2 cups brine-cured green olives
3 tbsp olive oil
3 sprigs fresh rosemary
1 tbsp fresh chopped thyme leaves


  1. Place the orange and lemon slices in a large bowl with the citrus juice and zest.
  2. Stir in the olives, thyme, rosemary and olive oil.
  3. Cover and refrigerate to marinate for at least 4 hours before baking.
  4. When ready to serve, preheat the oven to 200°C.
  5. Place olive mixture in an oven proof pan and bake for 20 minutes. Transfer to a serving bowl when done.


Nutrition per serve: 

  • Energy 686kJ/  164 Cal
  • Fat total 14.6g
  • Saturated fat 1.5g
  • Protein 0.7g
  • Carbohydrate 8.4g
  • Fibre 2.1g
  • Sodium 684mg

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