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Citrus Spiced Olives Recipe

Citrus Spiced Olives Recipe

Lemon, lime and orange bring a burst of sunny citrus flavor to marinated olives that are great for nibbling on at holiday buffets. You can even blend the olives and spread the mixture onto baguette slices.—Ann Sheehy, Lawrence, Massachusetts
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling YIELD:16 servings


  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 3 tablespoons salt-free seasoning blend
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 2 teaspoons each grated orange, lemon and lime peels
  • 3 tablespoons each orange, lemon and lime juices
  • 4 cups mixed pitted olives


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first five ingredients. Add citrus peels and juices; whisk until blended. Add olives and toss to coat. Refrigerate, covered, at least 4 hours before serving. Yield: 4 cups.

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup: 74 calories, 7g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 248mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 0 protein.

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Delainessister User ID: 6024836 172988
Reviewed Dec. 25, 2012

"I served these to go along with lasagna at our Christmas dinner and my family went nuts for them! I didn't have any salt-free seasoning blend on hand so I got a recipe off the internet and it worked great! I made them a day ahead so they would have plenty of time to marinate. So good!"

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