Dry-Cured Olives with Rosemary and Orange
These olives are incredibly simple—all you have to do is mix them with orange zest and juice, rosemary, and pepper, then let them sit for an hour. Get the recipe for Dry-Cured Olives ». Farideh Sadeghin

Fabrizia Lanza shared her recipe for dry-cured black olives, flavored with orange and rosemary. This recipe appeared in our March 2011 issue as a part of our special feature, Soul of Sicily

Find this recipe in our cookbook, SAVEUR: Italian Comfort Food

Yield: serves 6-8


  • 1 orange
  • 1 lb. dry-cured black olives
  • 1 large sprig rosemary, stemmed and roughly chopped
  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste


  1. Wash orange thoroughly; dry. Using a vegetable peeler, remove zest from orange, taking care to peel as little of the white pith as possible; roughly chop zest and transfer to a medium bowl. Juice orange and add juice to zest along with olives, rosemary, and pepper; toss to coat. Let sit at room temperature for 1 hour to marinate before serving.