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 This Roasted Olives Recipe features a variety of olives, caperberries, garlic, herbs, and soft and mellow feta cheese to finish it off. It is a quick, easy and elegant olives appetizer that will surely impress!

This is my kind of recipe. 

I keep the ingredients on hand and can easily whip out this attractive and delicious appetizer in less than a half-hour. In fact, I have even frozen the feta and it defrosts just fine.

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Truthfully, the most time-consuming part of this Roasted Olives Recipe is peeling the garlic, but if you have a silicone garlic peeler, then even that process is quick.

Roasted Olives Recipe Ingredients:

While the buttery Castelvetrano olives will always be my favorite, feel free to use any combination of olives that you prefer. I opt for pitted olives and the addition of caperberries, but this recipe is endlessly flexible.  

Of course, this assumes you like olives. A friend of mine just recently told me she didn't like olives! I mean, is that a thing? I didn't even know people like that existed! 
Ingredients Needed for Roasted Olives Recipe

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You can serve this delicious olive appetizer warm, right from the oven or at room temperature, just put out some little plates and toothpicks and let your guests enjoy.Individual serving of Roasted Olives with Feta

 

Feta and Roasted Olives

Yield: 8 - 10 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Total Time: 22 minutes
A quick, easy and elegant appetizer that will surely impress! This Roasted Olives Recipe features a variety of olives, caperberries, garlic, herbs, and soft and mellow feta cheese to finish it off.

Ingredients

  • 8.5 ounces Caperberries, drained
  • 8 ounces pitted Castelvetrano Olives, drained
  • 4 ounce pitted Kalamata Olives, drained
  • 10 garlic cloves, peeled and cut in half
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp minced fresh rosemary
  • 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper
  • 1/2 tsp crushed fennel seeds
  • 1/2 pound fresh, mild feta...cubed, I use Pastures of Eden Feta Cheese and I get it at Trader Joe's

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 450°
  2. Spread olives, caperberries and garlic on a rimmed baking sheet
  3. Sprinkle herbs and olive oil over olives and stir/shake to mix.
  4. Bake for 12 minutes.
  5. While olives are roasting, place cubed feta on serving platter
  6. Remove olives from oven and spoon over feta cheese.
  7. Serve warm or at room temperature.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 184 Total Fat: 16g Saturated Fat: 6g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 10g Cholesterol: 28mg Sodium: 592mg Carbohydrates: 5g Fiber: 1g Sugar: 1g Protein: 5g
overhead shot of appetizer with toothpicks and small plates

If you like olives as much as we do, make sure to check out my Marinated Castelvetrano Olives recipe…a family favorite.

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8 Comments

  1. Maureen

    February 6, 2019 at 10:03 am

    I never would have thought to roast olives! I will definitely be trying this recipe!

    Reply
    • lynn

      February 6, 2019 at 10:50 am

      Oh Maureen…it is SOOOOO good…and so easy! Enjoy my friend.

      Reply
  2. Sarah

    February 6, 2019 at 11:01 am

    Oh wow! I am a big fan of olives, this needs to happen in my house very soon. Thanks for the recipe!

    Reply
    • lynn

      February 6, 2019 at 12:09 pm

      Oh, you will LOVE it!!! And I knew I liked you….fellow olive fans!

      Reply
  3. susan calhoun

    February 6, 2019 at 11:22 am

    This looks great. But the calories and carbs are confusing. You have used all the things that are good on keto diet and most of the ingredients have low carbs to 0 carbs so can’t see how a serving would have 45 carbs. How many servings does the recipe serve? Thanks

    Reply
    • lynn

      February 6, 2019 at 12:08 pm

      Hi Susan, this recipe plugin sadly doesn’t calculate per serving…which is frustrating! So, the calculation is for the entire dish which I calculate will serve 8-10 people (plus or minus..depending on how much they love olives!)

      I do hope you make and enjoy this dish!

      Have a great day my friend.

      Lynn

      Reply
  4. Diane

    February 8, 2019 at 7:32 am

    I TOO am one of those people and YES I exist.

    Reply
    • lynn

      February 8, 2019 at 7:54 am

      Oh no! Your numbers are growing! 🤣 That’s OK…more for me!

      Have a happy, olive-free, weekend my friend.

      Hugs, Lynn

      Reply

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