Olives and Tomato Salad
photo by FrenchBunny
- Ready In:
- 1hr 30mins
- 1 large tomatoes, diced (about 2 cups)
- 15 medium green olives, sliced (about 1/2 cup)
- 25 medium black olives, sliced (about 1/2 cup)
- 1⁄2 cup scallions (about 6) or 1/2 cup green onion, chopped (about 6)
- 1⁄4 cup capers
- 1 teaspoon green olive brine (optional)
- 1 teaspoon black olive juice (optional)
- 1 teaspoon capers brine (optional)
- 1⁄2 teaspoon sugar (optional)
- Mix the diced tomato, sliced green and black olives, capers and diced scallions/green onions in a medium size bowl that has a cover. Tupperware/Rubbermaid containers work really well for this.
- Mix the brines/ juices together in a measuring cup.
- Add the sugar and stir until sugar has dissolved.
- Pour over tomato and olives mixture and stir well.
- Cover and refrigerate at least one hour before serving.
- When ready, shake the salad in the container with the lid on or stir it so that the brine mixes in.evenly.
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Have lots of red, ripe, juicy tomatoes from the garden ! Used 10 Romas, seeded and chopped, and HUGE stuffed Manzanilla green olives with Kalamatas. Thought the 2 tsp. of brine not "wet" enough, so added 2 tsp. light olive oil. Was a very tasty salad with sauteed, breaded tilapia - almost a salsa. DO NOT add salt ! A little fresh ground pepper is good. Thanks for posting, AuntWoofie.
This is a wonderful salad! It looks pretty and goes together easily. I had small olives so only cut them in half. I can't wait to make this when I have my garden tomatoes, imagine that will be even better! I also think it would be great with a little feta sprinkled on top and will try that with the remaining.
This was so good. Everyone raved about it. I made it the night before so it could really have blended flavors. I found it didn't need anything extra. Delicious as it was written and so colorful. Thanks ******Made again for this Memorial Day weekend picnic for 10 of us. Again they all loved it so much. Pics seemed to of been a bit brighter this time.
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