Boozy Mandarin Olives

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
Makes: 10


  1. 1 cup (250 mL) mandarin- or orange-flavoured vodka
  2. 1 sprig rosemary
  3. 1 jar (375 mL) Compliments Stuffed Manzanilla Olives, drained
  4. 1 tsp (5 mL) olive oil
  5. zest of 1/2 orange


  1. Pour vodka into small saucepan. Add rosemary. Set over medium-low heat 3 to 5 min., or until heated through and lightly steaming. Remove saucepan from heat. Add olives and gently stir. Marinate 1 hr.
  2. Transfer olives, rosemary and about half the vodka into a serving dish (use remaining in martinis); drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with orange zest to serve.