Sutter Home Book Club Recipe: Sautéed Olives

Sutter Home Book Club Recipe: Sautéed Olives

Sautéed Olives
Serves 4

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 2 cups large unpitted black olives (Kalamata or black oil-cured olives)
  • ¼ cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano

To a hot pan, add the oil and garlic, and sauté for 1 minute, then add the olives and vinegar. Cook over medium to high heat until the liquid has been reduced by half, then add the oregano. Serve hot with good Italian bread, your favorite cheese and a glass of wine.

Find the recipe for Sautéed Olives and more in The Mediterranean Family Table.

Entertainment tip:
When hosting, serve flavorful, simple dishes that require less preparation time so you’ll have more time to spend enjoying your company. As author Angelo Acquista, M.D., says in the introduction to his cookbook The Mediterranean Family Table, simple yet delicious dishes are “perfect for you, the modern, busy cook who wants to eat more whole foods, prepare delicious, nourishing meals, and still have time to linger over them with your loved ones.”

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