Boozy Olives

Boozy OlivesRecipe
Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Randy Mon
This fun "reverse martini"--which gets straight to the best part of the martini, the gin-soaked olives--was inspired by a recipe in Canal House Cooking (Vol. 3), by Christopher Hirsheimer and Melissa Hamilton.


Serves 8 to 10
Total time: 35 Minutes

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Recipe Time

Total: 35 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 99
Caloriesfromfat 27 %
Protein 0.0 g
Fat 3 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Carbohydrate 1.7 g
Fiber 0.0 g
Sodium 227 mg
Cholesterol 0.0 mg


8 ounces Cerignola or other green olives, drained
1 cup gin or vodka
Splash of dry vermouth


Combine all ingredients in a bowl and chill until ready to serve.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.