For the holidays, make this Mediterranean olive and fennel salad in no time. Serve it with any type of bread (Italian, French, Lavosh or Pita).
Finally, sip some wine and have fun with your guests.
Prep time: 15 to 20 minutes
Serves: 6 to 8
One 15-ounce can (about 2 cups) green and black olives or a combination of both
3 teaspoons chopped or thinly sliced fresh fennel
4 tablespoons red wine vinegar
3 to 4 tablespoons olive oil
2 teaspoons chopped, fresh coriander (cilantro)
2 tablespoons chopped, fresh mint leaves
Salt and ground black pepper (optional)
1. In a medium glass or porcelain bowl, combine all ingredients.
2. Taste and adjust seasonings.
3. You’re done!
Text and Photograph ©2012 Nancy DeLucia Real