Warm Marinated Olives

warm marinated olives
Total Time:
15 mins
8 to 10 Serves

Heating olives with herbs, spices, and oil is a quick way to elevate the humble pantry staple to star appetizer status.


  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

  • 2 dried red chiles, such as chiles de árbol

  • 1 rosemary sprig, broken into 1 ½-inch pieces

  • ¼ teaspoon fennel seeds, crushed

  • ¼ teaspoon coriander seeds, crushed

  • 2 cups mixed olives, patted dry


  1. Heat oil, chiles, rosemary, and fennel and coriander seeds in a medium skillet over medium heat until fragrant, about 2 minutes. Reduce heat to low and add olives; stir to coat. Heat mixture, stirring occasionally, until warmed, about 10 minutes. Serve warm.

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