Citrus-Marinated Feta and Olives

Citrus-Marinated Feta and OlivesRecipe
Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Buffy Hargett
This gorgeous, make-ahead dish is a crowd-pleaser at any gathering and so easy to prepare.


Makes 6 to 8 servings
Total time: 24 Hours, 10 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 10 Minutes
Chill: 24 Hours
Total: 24 Hours, 10 Minutes


1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
1/4 cup olive oil
1 tablespoon orange zest
1 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
1 garlic clove, minced
1 cup pitted kalamata olives
1 cup pimiento-stuffed Spanish olives
1 (8-oz.) feta cheese block, cubed


Whisk together first 5 ingredients in a medium-size glass bowl; gently stir in olives and cheese. Cover and chill 24 hours.