Prep Time: 5min | Total Time: 7min | Serves: 6
- 2 c. Jeff’s Garden Olives, varieties such as Jeff’s Garden Organic Pitted Greek Kalamata Olives, Pitted Castelvetrano Olives, or your favorites mixed
- 1 c. diced manchego cheese, can substitute with parmesan
- 1 tsp. lemon zest or peel
- 1 tsp. Italian seasoning
- 1 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
- Fresh cracked black pepper
- ½ c. Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Mix all ingredients in a bowl. Let stand a minimum of 2 hours to marinate before serving.
Chefs’ Note: Feel free to get creative and try different citrus peels and spices, use with fresh or dried herbs, add a smashed clove of garlic, and use different types of cheeses for your own signature mixed olive blend.