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Marinated Olives and Peppers

Yield Makes 6 cups
This flavorful combination may be stored in the refrigerator up to one week; let stand at room temperature one hour before serving.


  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh or 3/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 (12-ounce) jar colossal pimiento-stuffed olives, drained
  • 1 (12-ounce) jar roasted red bell peppers, drained and sliced
  • 2 tablespoons small capers, drained
  • 1 (10-ounce) jar kalamata olives, drained

How to Make It

  1. Whisk together first 6 ingredients.

  2. Layer 1 (1 1/2-quart) jar or 2-quart bowl evenly with pimiento-stuffed olives, bell peppers, capers, and kalamata olives. Pour marinade evenly over olive mixture in jars. Tightly seal jar or cover bowl, and let stand 1 hour before serving.