Miso-Glazed Olives


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


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.

Transfer to a decorative bowl and garnish with sesame seeds and chives. Serve with toothpicks.