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Persian style green marinated olives served in a bowl with mint leaves in the background

Marianted olives- Zeytoon Parvardeh

Zeytoon Parvardeh is an addictive vegan and gluten-free marinated olives recipe from Iran. This vegan Persian dish can be served as a side dish or a snack.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Persian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Making time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 445kcal


  • 2 cups fresh green olives
  • 1.5 cups walnuts finely chopped
  • 7 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 cup fresh mint leaves roughly chopped
  • 2/3 cup pomegranate molasses
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • Salt as per taste


  • In a large bowl add olives, mint leaves, and chopped walnuts.
  • In another bowl, prepare the dressing by mixing pomegranate molasses, olive oil, and salt.
  • Pour the dressing on olives, and toss well.
  • Put in the fridge for at least 2-3 hours and enjoy.


Calories: 445kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 35g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Sodium: 713mg | Potassium: 215mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 495IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 79mg | Iron: 2mg