Mediterranean Marinated Olives

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Create your own Mediterranean moments with one of Spain’s most delicious culinary wonders – marinated olives.

Families from Andalusia and beyond have been handing down their favourite olive marinade recipes for generations. Mixing tasty olives with other ingredients (such as garlic cloves and pimiento piquillo – found in almost every Spanish kitchen) creates a new depth of flavour.

Perfect with tapas, crusty bread or on its own, it’s so deliciously simple.


200 g Fragata pitted black olives
200 g Fragata pitted green olives
8 Fragata garlic cloves
4 Fragata pimiento piquillos
Rind of one lemon sliced
Handful of fresh thyme
300 ml olive oil
400 ml white wine vinegar


1. Drain your Fragata olives and place in a large bowl. Stir in the garlic, pimiento piquillo, thyme, and lemon. Pour over the vinegar and oil.

2. Transfer to sterile jars and store in the fridge. It’s that easy!

So get out your Fragata favourites, pick up the other ingredients, and make your own irresistible pot of marinated olives. You’ll soon find out why it’s such a Spanish classic!

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