Marinated Olives

Print Recipe

Prep time


Total time





Add to Recipe Box

Buy all ingredients to make this recipe from your local grocer:

What's this?

Share this recipe using:

  • About this Recipe
  • More Recipes like this
La Cocina Goya

Experience the authentic flavors of a Spanish tapas bar with this easy and traditional recipe of Spanish-style Marinated Olives. Start with a mixture of 3 olives – Perdigon (the smallest of the bunch), manzanilla (the classic Spanish olive) and queen (large and meaty). Then marinate with classic Spanish flavors – like olive oil, sherry vinegar, garlic, thyme and crushed red pepper. Sprinkle in some Spanish-style marcona almonds for buttery crunch, if you wish, before serving.

  • Ingredients
  • Directions

1 jar (6.75 oz.)

GOYA® Perdigon Manzanilla Spanish Olives, drained and rinsed

1 jar (6.75 oz.)

GOYA® Manzanilla Spanish Olives, drained and rinsed

1 jar (6.5 oz.)

GOYA® Plain Queen Spanish Olives, drained and rinsed




garlic cloves, thinly sliced


sprigs fresh thyme


bay leaf

¼ tsp.

crushed red pepper

¼ cup

marcona almonds, toasted (optinal)


Kitchen View

Step 1

Transfer olives to medium ceramic or terra cotta serving dish; set aside.

Step 2

Using vegetable peeler, remove half of peel from lemon (yellow part only). Add lemon peel, olive oil, sherry vinegar, garlic, thyme, bay leaf and crushed red peppers to small skillet over medium heat. Cook, stirring occasionally, until oil begins to bubble, about 5 minutes. Pour warm oil mixture over olives; stir to combine. Let olives cool to room temperature; cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours, or up to 5 days.

Step 3

Stir almonds into olive mixture, if desired; serve at room temperature.

New from Goya

Recipe Tags

Appetizers & Snacks Breakfast & Brunch Salads Main Dishes Side Dishes Desserts & Drinks BBQ & Grilling Game Day Movie Night CIA Recipes Main Dishes Side Dishes Salads Desserts & Drinks Appetizers & Snacks Summertime Caribbean Mexico South America Central America Spain Under 20 Christmas

Recipe Reviews

No Reviews Yet


Kitchen View