Marinated Olives

This flavorful finger food is an ideal party starter.
Related To:

Ingredients: 

selection of olives
finely chopped garlic
curls of lemon rind
handful of chopped parsley
olive oil, if necessary

Buy a selection of nice olives. If your grocer has an olive bar in the deli, start there. Toss in finely chopped garlic, curls of lemon rind, a handful of chopped parsley and a bit of olive oil if lubrication is necessary. Refrigerate.

The longer the olives have to sit and marinate (a couple of days), the better!

Recipe courtesy of Hipcooks Cooking School, Los Angeles, Calif.

Keep Reading

Next Up

Olive Tapenade Recipe

Expecting guests? Everyone will love this savory Kalamata olive and feta cheese dip on crunchy, toasted crostinis that you can whip up in just a few minutes.

Easy Recipes Ideal for Nighttime Entertaining

If planning the menu is what's holding you back from hosting a dinner party, don't fret. We have fabulous recipe choices right here.

Chile and Lime Roasted Cashews Recipe

Lime juice and chile pepper give these roasted nuts a flavorful kick. Serve them at your next cookout or small get-together.

Mini Chipotle Shrimp Tostadas

These tiny bites are packed with spice and flavor and will have your guests coming back for seconds.

Grilled Fruit Skewers Recipe

Paired with ricotta and yogurt dips, these grilled fruit skewers will have your barbecue guests pleased at first bite.

Heirloom Tomato and Burrata Crostinis Recipe

Burrata cheese and juicy heirloom tomatoes combine to create a delicious appetizer great for any gathering, large or small.

Pumpkin Shooter Recipe

Add a seasonal and delectable bite to your fall parties with this spiced and savory pumpkin soup shooter garnished with toasted pumpkin seeds.

Trisha Yearwood's Cheese Straws Recipe

Satisfy your cheese craving with this easy appetizer — made by singer Trisha Yearwood — that's perfect for holiday entertaining.

Pub-Style Pretzels and Beer Cheese Sauce Recipe

Serve these pretzels with your favorite beer at your next casual gathering.

Pepperoni and Cheese Pizza Hand Pies

These hearty hand pies make a great easy-to-eat appetizer for any occasion.

On TV

Shop This Look

Found a living space you love in HGTV's Photo Library? Get the look in your own home with products from Wayfair.

Follow Us Everywhere

Join the party! Don't miss HGTV in your favorite social media feeds.