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November 29, 2018
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Blistered Olives Recipe

This Blistered Olives recipe is the perfect appetizer for all of your holiday gatherings! They are the perfect mix of briny and salty with just a hint of char and a boat load of fresh citrus flavor. You can’t go wrong! 

Blistered Olives Recipe

Who should you make this Blistered Olives recipe for?

Whether it’s for a co-worker potluck or a quaint soiree with friends, everyone will love this Blistered Olives recipe! Trust me, be sure to make a double batch!  

2 cans of California pitted green olives, drained.

Let’s make this Blistered Olives recipe together!

First, we start with 2 cans of California pitted green olives, drained.

 

heat a cast iron skillet with a tablespoon olive oil.

Then, heat a cast iron skillet with a tablespoon olive oil.

 

Pour in the drained olives.

Pour in the drained olives.

 

Zest one lemon and crush a few cloves of garlic and set aside.

Zest one lemon and crush a few cloves of garlic and set aside.

 

After 5 minutes, the olives should be heated and charred, causing the skins to blister a bit.

After 5 minutes, the olives should be heated and charred, causing the skins to blister a bit.

 

Toss in the crushed garlic and lemon zest and stir for about 1 more minute, making sure the garlic does not burn.

Toss in the crushed garlic and lemon zest and stir for about 1 more minute, making sure the garlic does not burn.

 

Blistered Olives Recipe

Pour onto a serving platter and top with more lemon zest.

 

Blistered Olives Recipe

Pile them high and get ready to see hw quickly they are devoured! 

 

Blistered Olives Recipe

Can’t you just smell them now?  

Blistered Olives Recipe

Looking for more ways to devour California olives? We have you covered!

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This Roast Chicken with Lemons, Paprika and Olives recipe has crisp skin and is ultra juicy! The addition of the green olives at the end of baking time paired with the paprika seasoning lends and undeniable Spanish flair that is easy to love.

Green Olive Garlic Cheese Bread pieces are sliced on a wood table.

Our Green Olive Garlic Cheese Bread recipe is the perfect, easy meal for a movie night at home! Loads of California fresh flavors come through in every single bite! 

 

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Blistered Olives Recipe

This Blistered Olives recipe makes a great snack or appetizer and is packed with lots of fresh citrus flavor!
Course Appetizer
Keyword black olives, citrus, green olives, lemon, olive oil
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 6 minutes
Servings 4 people
Author Susan Phillips

Equipment

  •  Cast Iron Skillet
  • zester

Ingredients

  • 1 6 ounce can California Green Olives drained
  • 2 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 lemon zested
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

Instructions

  • Heat the olive oil in a cast iron skillet.
  • Add the olives and allow to heat and char, about 5 minutes.
  • Toss in the garlic and half the lemon zest, stir and heat through, about a minute.  being careful to not let the garlic burn.
  • Transfer to a serving platter and top with the other half of the lemon zest.

 

 

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