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Tunisian Olives Recipe

Tunisian Olives
Servings: 10

Hello everyone, I hope you're having a fantastic day today. Today, we're going to make Tunisian Olives. It's one of my all-time favorite food recipes. This time, I'm going to do something a little different. This is going to be delicious. Prepare the ingredients before making Tunisian Olives in your home. Then, follow these steps below to serve Tunisian Olives for your family or friends.


  • 200 green olives

  • 200 black olives

  • 3 bay leaves

  • 2 lemons

  • 1 peppercorn

  • 5 cloves

  • 5 coarse salt

  • 50 table salt

  • 1 olive oil

If you have prepared the ingredients needed, now time to start cooking. There are 4 steps you must follow to make Tunisian Olives in your home by yourself.

Directions: How to Make Tunisian Olives

  1. For the black olives, take a needle, and pierce the olives liberally. Put them in a jar, and add the coarse salt. Put the lid on, and shake the jar. For the next several days, the olives will yield water. Pour this off every day, or several times a day.

  2. When the olives yield no more water, rinse them in abundant water, getting rid of all the salt. Put the drained olives in a jar, and cover them with olive oil. Add the cloves and the peppercorns.

  3. For the green olives, wash/rinse them in lots of water. Take a needle and pierce them all over so they take in the flavors. Place them in a container filled with water. Throw out the water, and put in new water for 4 or 5 days, morning and evening., Drain the green olives, and put them in a jar. Cover them with salted water, 50 gr tablesalt to 1 liter of water. Add the bay leaf and the lemon, cut in quarters. When the olives begin to yellow, they are ready to eat. You could drain them and put them in olive oil at this point.

  4. There are many variations to olive recipes; you can add red pepper flakes, herbs, garlic, anchovies, etc.

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