Miso-Glazed Olives

California Ripe Olives
  • Yield: servings


2tablespoons olive oil
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 1/2teaspoons grated fresh ginger
1 1/2tablespoons white miso paste
1 1/2tablespoons rice vinegar (unseasoned)
1teaspoon honey
1pinch crushed red pepper flakes
2 (6-ounce) cans large California Ripe Olives, well drained
Toasted sesame seeds and chopped chives


  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic; cook and stir for 1 minute. Stir in ginger, miso, rice vinegar, honey and red pepper; cook for 5 minutes more. Stir in olives and cook for a few minutes or until olives are warm and nicely glazed.
  2. Transfer to a decorative bowl and garnish with sesame seeds and chives. Serve with toothpicks.

Recipe courtesy of California Olive Committee