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Citrus & Herb Olives

Citrus & Herb Olives

Chef Dawn Ludwig
These citrus and herb olives take just 20 minutes to make from start-to-finish (but only require about 5 minutes of active cooking time)!
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 4 Servings


  • 1 cup kalamata olives
  • 1 orange, cut into chunks
  • Zest of one orange
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • Fresh herbs like thyme, sage leaves, oregano, and sprigs of rosemary


  • Pre-heat oven to 350°F.
  • Toss all the ingredients together.
  • Place in a baking pan and bake for 15 minutes, stirring a few times.
  • Serve warm.



Carbohydrates: 7g
Protein: 0g
Calories: 170

Phase 1 Sample Meal

Mix 2 cups chickpeas with the olives and orange slices. Spread on the sheet pan as per the directions. Place four 4-ounce pieces of chicken breast over the chickpeas and olives. Cook as per the directions, increasing the cooking time to 20-25 minutes, or until chicken is fully cooked through. 
Serve each portion with 2 tbsp feta cheese (crumbled) and 1/2 an avocado (sliced).
Fat: 52%
Carbohydrates: 24%
Protein: 24%
Calories: 600
Keyword Dairy-Free, One Pan