Marinated olives recipe

Recipe for marinated olives

Difficulty: Easy
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 0 minutes
Serves: 3 ½ cups of olives

3 cups mixed green and black olives (highest quality available)
Zest of 1 small orange
Zest of 1 lemon
2 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 small clove garlic, minced
½ teaspoons crushed red peppers
1 Tablespoon red wine vinegar
2 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
2 Tablespoons chopped parsley
¼ cup finely diced fennel bulb
¼ cup finely diced red peppers
Fennel fronds for garnish

1.    Combine all ingredients in a large bowl.
2.    Cover and refrigerate for at least 6 hours to allow the flavors meld.
3.    Stir the olives occasionally to keep the marinade evenly distributed.  
4.    Just before serving, garnish the dish with fennel fronds.

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