Warm Olives with Preserved Lemon and Fennel

Warm Olives with Preserved Lemon and Fennel

This recipe makes a quick but impressive snack to serve with drinks. Heating the olives makes them absorb more flavour without having to marinade them for ages

Ingredients

  • Mixed Olives 500g with stones, drained
  • Extra-virgin Olive oil 2 tbsp
  • Lemon Juice 2 tbsp
  • Preserved Lemon 1, halved, seeds and flesh scooped out and discarded, rind finely diced
  • Fennel Seeds 2 tsp

Method

STEP 1

Put everything in a pan and warm gently for about 5 minutes, or put in the microwave on high for 2½ minutes, stirring halfway. Tip into serving bowls and eat straight away, while still warm.