take your regular jarred olives up a notch with only a handful of ingredients. these citrus marinated olives are the easiest and tastiest small dish you can make. serve over feta with crusty bread or crackers and your favorite spirit.
6ozfeta cheese (in the brine), corasely torn into chunks
toasted bread or crackers for dipping
Gently smash the olives. Combine olives, garlic, olive oil, citrus peels, and chili flakes or thyme in a medium sauce pan. Heat over medium heat for 7-8 minutes or until the edges of the garlic are golden. Olive mixture should also be very aromatic. Remove from heat and cool for 5-10 minutes.
Place feta chunks in a serving bowl. Pour slightly cooled marinated olives over the feta. If less oil is desired, use a slotted spoon to do this. Serve with crusty bread or crackers and your preferred spirit.