Green Eats for a St. Patrick's Day Get-Together

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Spicy Marinated Olives
Spicy Marinated Olives
From Camilla Salem, YumSugar

The Trader Joe's mixed olives in the refrigerated section work perfectly for this recipe, but you can

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Photo by: YumSugar
Spicy Marinated Olives
Spicy Marinated Olives
From Camilla Salem, YumSugar

The Trader Joe's mixed olives in the refrigerated section work perfectly for this recipe, but you can use any olive that you like.

Ingredients

2 cups mixed olives in water with pits
1 clove of garlic, peeled
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon and 1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 1/2 teaspoons chili flakes
1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1/4 cup red wine vinegar

Directions

  1. Drain olives. Rinse them with cold water and drain them again. Place them in a container that has a lid.
  2. With the side of your knife, smash garlic and add it to the olives.
  3. Add salt, oregano, chili flakes, oil, and vinegar.
  4. Close the container and shake vigorously for about 20 seconds.
  5. Let the olives sit for at least 15 minutes, then serve.

Makes 2 cups of olives.

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Wed, Mar 14, 2012 1:12 PM EDT
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