Citrus Olives

Photo: Maura McEvoy

Olives are always a great addition to an appetizer buffet, and these are enhanced with a bit of orange zest. Serve with breadsticks and roasted almonds.

Yield: Makes 12 to 16 servings
Recipe from Real Simple

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calcium: 0.69mg
  • Calories: 92.5
  • Calories from fat: 66%
  • Carbohydrate: 3.52g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Fat: 6.82g
  • Fiber: 1.18g
  • Iron: 0mg
  • Protein: 0.01mg
  • Saturated fat: 0.57g
  • Sodium: 379.7mg


  • 1 pint (2 cups) oil-cured black olives
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange zest (from 1 large orange)


  1. Place the olives in a serving bowl and toss with the zest. Set aside at room temperature for at least 1 hour.
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