Marinated Olive and Tomato Salad

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 8 hr 15 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Inactive: 8 hr
  • Yield: 8 to 10 as an appetizer
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3 to 4 cups mixed olives, drained

1 pint grape tomatoes, sliced in half lengthwise

1/4 cup pine nuts

1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil

2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

1/2 teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper

5 lemon slices, halved

2 cloves garlic, crushed

1 bunch scallions, thinly sliced

1/2 red onion, thinly sliced

Shaved Parmesan, for serving

Serving suggestions: antipasti platter and crostini.


  1. Combine the olives, tomatoes, olive oil, pine nuts, lemon juice, pepper, lemon slices, garlic, scallions and onions in an airtight container with a lid. Marinate for 8 hours or up to 7 days to allow the flavors to develop. Add shaved Parmesan just before serving.
  2. Serve alongside antipasti platter and crostini.