Spicy Rosemary Olives

Live it up with these Italian Style Spicy Rosemary Olives!

Spice up the beginning of your meal with these Spicy Rosemary Olives. You can wow your guests with the smallest of effort. These are best made a day ahead and placed in a jar and refrigerated. It’s a great make-ahead treat for holidays, special occasions and other social gatherings. We highly recommend adding this recipe to your tapas menu.

See how easy this recipe is in our video: Tapas Party! Four Tapas, One Pan!


Spicy Rosemary Olives

Spicy Rosemary Olives

Bill Bradley
4 from 6 votes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 114 kcal


  • 2 cups high quality green and black olives with pits
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 2 tbsp. fresh chopped rosemary


  • Heat oil in a cast iron skillet
  • Add all ingredients
  • Cook for 5-8 minutes
  • Remove from pan. Store refrigerated, in glass jar.


Calories: 114kcalCarbohydrates: 2gProtein: 1gFat: 12gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 9gSodium: 530mgPotassium: 44mgFiber: 2gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 315IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 30mgIron: 1mg
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About the Author: Bill Bradley, R.D.
Bill’s passion is to live and teach the principles of good food, generosity, and how to open our hearts while we take care of ourselves and others. More →
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