Olive Salad is one of the key ingredients in the Muffaletta sandwich, a make-ahead sandwich that consists of a round loaf of broad which is filled with cold cuts of meat, cheese, vegetables and olive salad. It tastes just as great served as a relish with braaied meat, etc.
200 g green olives, drained, pitted and coarsely-chopped
200 g Kalamata olives, drained, pitted and coarsely-chopped
10 ml crushed garlic
1 anchovy fillet, mashed
15 ml capers, drained and rinsed
15 ml red wine vinegar
15 ml fresh lemon juice
60 ml extra-virgin olive oil
60 ml parsley, finely-chopped
freshly ground black pepper
- To make the olive salad, combine all the ingredients and then allow the flavors to mingle for at least 1 hour prior to serving.
- Store, covered, in the refrigerator until ready to use as one of the fillings of the Muffaletta sandwich.