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Marinated olives

Prep time over 2 hours
Cook time over 2 hours
Serves 30
Dietary Vegetarian
From Fresh Food


  1. Simply mix everything together, cover and set aside for 3-4 hours before serving.


  • 225g/8oz each of black and green olives
  • 4 tbsp extra virgin oil
  • 3 small sprigs each of fresh thyme, rosemary and oregano
  • 4 small fresh bay leaves
  • 1 large clove of garlic, sliced thinly
  • 2 lemon slices, quartered

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