Lindsay Olives

by Lindsay Olives
(USA)

Lovely fresh salad straight from the garden

Lovely fresh salad straight from the garden

Highly versatile, you can toss this over lettuce, short tubular pasta such as Penne or Rigatoni to be served hot or cold (add a little extra olive oil if served cold) or grilled boneless chicken that’s been sliced.


Preparation Time: 30 min

Ingredients
1 6-ounce can Lindsay® Black Ripe Pitted Olives or Lindsay® Naturals Green Ripe California Pitted Olives, drained, coarsely chopped
1 small celery stalk, cut into 1/2-inch dice (about ½ cup)
1 medium carrot, cut into 1/2-inch dice (about ½ cup)
1/4 Maui or other sweet onion, cut into 1/2-inch dice (about ½ cup)
1/2 cucumber, peeled and seeded, cut into 1/2-inch dice (about 1 cup)
1 small green zucchini, unpeeled, cut into 1/2-inch dice (about ¾ cup)
1 small yellow squash, unpeeled, cut into 1/2-inch dice (about ¾ cup)
12 cherry tomatoes, halved (about 2/3 cup)
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
2 tablespoons fresh chives, thinly sliced or 2 tablespoons dried chives
1 tablespoon finely shredded lemon peel
2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

Instructions

In a medium bowl combine olives, celery, carrot, Maui onion, cucumber, zucchini, yellow squash, cherry tomatoes, parsley and chives.

Add lemon peel, lemon juice and extra virgin olive oil to bowl; mix well. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Nutritional Information

Nutrients per serving: Calories: 89 Calories from fat: 72 Total fat: 8g Monounsaturated fat: 6g Cholesterol: 0mg Sodium: 136mg Total carbohydrates: 4g Dietary fiber: 2g Protein: 1g
Notes

Lettuce: Spring Mix OR Fresh Herb Salad
Grain: Short, tubular pasta such as Penne or Rigatoni - could be served hot or cold (add a little extra olive oil)
Protein: Grilled Boneless Chicken Breast (sliced)

Makes approximately 5 cups
Serving size: 1/2 cup

Courtesy Lindsay Olives

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