Green Olives in Brine - How are they prepared?
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how to make green olives in brine, delicious eat and use with rustic appetizers and good salads.
You will need:
- Unripe green olives
- Chili pepper (optional)
- Parsley (optional)
- Sterilized glass jars
Making Olives in Brine - Follow these steps
And here is the procedure for completing a good preparation of olives in brine (From Oxford Languages: Concentrated salt solution used both for the preservation of food substances (olives in s.), and in industrial operations, such as the conservation of leather in tanneries).Collect unripe olives
from your tree or buy them from shop
. The olives must be uniform in size and without cracks or spots.Make a shallow incision
on each olive to prevent splitting during storage.Place the olives in a large bowl
or bucket and cover them completely with water. Leave them to soak for 10-14 days, changing the water every day. This will help remove the bitterness of the olives.After soaking, drain the olives and wash them
with cold water to remove any bitter residues.Fill sterilized glass jars with olives.
You can alternate a layer of olives with a layer of lemon slices, garlic cloves, chili pepper or parsley to add additional flavor.Prepare the brine.
For each liter of water, dissolve 100 grams of salt. Make sure the salt is completely dissolved before proceeding.Pour the brine into the jars
so that the olives are completely covered. Make sure there are no air bubbles trapped.Close the jars hermetically
and store them in a cool, dark place for at least 1-2 months before consuming them. During this time, the olives will ferment slightly and develop the desired flavor.After the fermentation time
, you can enjoy your pickled green olives! Remember to keep them in the refrigerator once you open the jar.
Now you are ready to enjoy your homemade green olives!
Note: Castelvetrano Nocellara Green Olives in Brine are excellent for rustic appetizers and salads.
Try our ready-made ones, they are of the highest quality. To find out more, follow this link:Green Olives from Castelvetrano Nocellara in Brine
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