Recipes Marinated olives, spiced almonds & caperberries

Recipes Marinated olives, spiced almonds & caperberries

Recipes Marinated olives, spiced almonds & caperberries

Recipes Marinated olives, spiced almonds & caperberries Make all your favourite bar snacks with home. Ideal for entertaining. Marinated olives, spiced almonds & caperberries

Ingredients

  • 250g large green olives
  • 80ml (1/3 cup) extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon rind
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried chilli flakes
  • Caperberries, to serve

Spiced almonds

  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 250g blanched almonds
  • 2 teaspoons sea salt flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground paprika

Method

  • Step 1 Place the olives, oil, garlic, vinegar, lemon rind and chilli in a large bowl. Cover with plastic wrap and set aside for 30 minutes to develop the flavours.
  • Step 2

    Meanwhile, to make the spiced almonds, heat the oil in a large frying pan over medium heat. Add the almonds and cook, stirring, for 3-4 minutes or until golden brown and fragrant. Remove from heat. Use a slotted spoon to transfer almonds to a heatproof bowl. Add the sea salt flakes and paprika and stir to coat the almonds in spice mixture. Set aside for 20 minutes to cool.

  • Step 3

    Place the olives and almonds in separate serving bowls.