Moroccan Spiced Green Olives

Prep Time
Cook Time
4h 15m
Ready In

"A great addition to a buffet table or for an appetizer party. Cook time is refrigeration time."

Original recipe yields 10-12 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (27.5 g)
  • Calories 47.7
  • Total Fat - 3 g
  • Saturated Fat - 0.4 g
  • Cholesterol - 8.5 mg
  • Sodium - 13.1 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 1.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.6 g
  • Sugars - 0.3 g
  • Protein - 3.7 g
  • Calcium - 36.5 mg
  • Iron - 0.7 mg
  • Vitamin C - 3.1 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Heat first 8 ingredients in a skillet over medium heat until fragrant, about 2 minutes. Remove from heat and add olives; toss to coat.

Step 2

Stir in remaining ingredients.

Step 3

Refrigerate in an airtight container for at least 4 hours or up to 3 weeks. The longer they marinate, the better they taste.

Step 4

Drain and serve at room temperature

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.

4 Reviews


I have been looking for a great olive recipe and this is it. So much flavor I couldn't stop eating them.


review by:
(17 Apr 2015)


Awesome recipe Mikekey. The olives are incredible prepared this way. Love the spice combination, it really enhances the olive. Thank you so much for sharing. We will be enjoying these succulent olives again. Made FYC tag game.


review by:
(27 Mar 2015)


AWESOME!!! Love, love them! I adore olives and this recipe kicks it up another notch. I will be making this often. Taking them to inlaws tonight for party and I know they will be a hit! Thank you so much for sharing.


review by:
(21 Nov 2014)


These are fantastic, the spice combo is so aromatic and delicious. Thx for sharing this here.


review by:
(18 Nov 2014)