Vegetable Aceitunas Verdes Estilo Andaluz (Marinated Green Olives)

posted by Terra80 12-14-100 12:19 PM

Aceitunas Verdes Estilo Andaluz (Marinated Green Olives, Andalusion Style)
source: (Gail's) by BJ

8 oz. lg. green unpitted Spanish olives
1/4 c. red wine vinegar
4 cloves garlic, lightly crushed and peeled
2 thin lemon wedges
1 tsp. coriander seeds, crushed
1/2 tsp. ground cumin
2 sprigs thyme or 1/2 t. dried
1 sprig rosemary or 1/4 t. dried
1 bay leaf
1/2 tsp. fennel seeds
1/2" piece dried red chili, seeded

Lightly crush olives with the back of a knife and put in a jar to a tight fit. Add all other ingredients and enough water to cover olives with marinade. Close jar and leave overnight at room temp., then refrigerate several days. Olives will keep for months. Bring to room temperature before serving.

Makes about 2 cups.

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