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Spicy Roasted Castelvetrano Olives with Feta

These incredibly addictive Spicy Roasted Castelvetrano Olives with Feta are the perfect appetizer!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Roasted Castelvetranos, Roasted Castelvetrano olives, spicy Roasted Castelvetranos, marinated Roasted Castelvetrano,
Servings: 8 people
Author: Gaby


  • 2 cups Delallo pitted castelvetrano olives lightly crushed
  • 1 lemon, juiced and zested
  • 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 6 cloves garlic
  • 1 shallot, sliced
  • 4-5 sprigs of oregano
  • ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • kosher salt to taste
  • 1-2 sheets of feta, broken into large pieces (about 10 ounces)
  • Grilled bread for serving


  • Preheat the oven to 350°
  • In a medium baking dish, stir together the olives, olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, shallot, 3 sprigs of oregano, chili flakes and salt. Transfer to the oven and roast for 20 minutes, until the olives are hot and the garlic is tender
  • Break the feta into the olive mixture. Remove the roasted charred oregano stems, Sprinkle with the remaining leaves from 2 new sprigs of oregano over the top and the lemon zest and serve warm alongside the bread