© Quentin Bacon
Warm Olives with Rosemary, Garlic and Lemon
- ACTIVE: 10 MIN
- TOTAL TIME: 25 MIN
- SERVINGS: makes 1 pound
Chef Marc Murphy serves these olives warm to accentuate the marinade's lemony flavor.
- 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
- Strips of zest from 1 small lemon
- 1 small rosemary sprig
- 2 small garlic cloves, thickly sliced
- 1 pound mixed oil- and brine-cured olives, such as Kalamata, Niçoise, Moroccan, cracked green Sicilian and Cerignola (3 cups)
- In a medium saucepan, combine the oil with the lemon zest, rosemary and garlic and cook over moderate heat until the garlic just begins to brown, about 6 minutes. Remove from the heat, stir in the olives and let stand for at least 15 minutes before serving.
Make AheadThe olives can be prepared up to 3 days ahead and refrigerated; warm gently before serving.
NotesCooking Club Tip: Variations on this hors d'oeuvre are endless. Play with different mixtures of herbs or add crushed red pepper.
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