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Horizontal image of a white bowl with olives on a cheese and charcuterie board.

Garlic and Fresh Herb Roasted Olives

  • Author: Nikki Cervone
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 3 cups olives 1x


Warm, roasted olives with garlic and fresh herbs are dressed to impress as a savory appetizer for any gathering.


  • 3 cups assorted pitted olives
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 heaping tablespoon chopped assorted fresh herbs*
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried red pepper flakes (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Mix together olives, garlic, herbs, olive oil, and red pepper flakes in a small bowl.
  3. Pour into a small baking dish or onto a baking sheet lined with foil.
  4. Bake for 20-25 minutes, until warm and aromatic.
  5. Serve immediately, while still warm.


*Rosemary, thyme, and basil are all tasty options

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Method: Roasting
  • Cuisine: Vegetarian

Keywords: olive, garlic, fresh herbs