Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Chopped Olive and Onion salad #recipe from author @DarylWoodGerber

From Daryl aka Avery

I'm totally into easy recipes. Why?

5 reasons why easy recipes are cool:

  • You can go to the store and remember the ingredients.
  • You might have all the ingredients in your refrigerator or cupboards already.
  • You can share the recipe with a friend who is a newbie cook.
  • You can make the recipe in minutes.
  • You can often swap out ingredients and still come up with something tasty.

This particular recipe is great for a barbecue. Throw those ribs or hot dogs or burgers on the grill and know that your salad dish is already done.

And as I noted in the 5 reasons above, if you don't like something in the salad - say olives - toss in something else, like garbanzo beans. Don't like Parmesan? Use Cheddar or feta. Don't like capers, leave them out or throw in peppers.

No matter what, have fun!

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¼ lemon (juice)
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoons capers
½ large tomato chopped
½ cucumber, chopped
2 green onions, chopped
10 black olives, chopped
2 tablespoons Parmesan, shaved – more if desired

Toss all the ingredients in a small bowl. Serve cold.  After serving, top with more Parmesan if desired.

Savor the mystery!

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  1. Looks good! I'm loving all your books and recipes. I just need to catch up! And your book, Girl on the Run? I think Gregg Olsen has a fiction book with a similar title. Great minds think alike. Lol

    1. PeeWee, he does have a similar title, but the books are totally different! Enjoy. ~ Daryl (I think lots of us wanted "Girl" in the title this year. LOL

  2. Fresh and yummy. And easy!

    My editorial pen came out on this: "After serving, too with more Parmesan if desired."
    Does this mean that after serving additional Parmesan can be added as desired?

    1. Quick fingers (and spell check). Top with more Parmesan. LOL Thanks, Libby. ~ Daryl

  3. Looks delicious! I am sure I will be trying this. Thank you for the recipe!