*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                          New Orleans Olive Salad
 
 Recipe By     : Cajun-Creole Cooking (HP)
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Condiments                       Favorite
                 Sandwiches
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      32-oz. jar    green olives -- broken, unstuffed
    6      cloves        garlic
    1      cup           marinated cocktail onions -- drained
    4      stalks        celery -- halved lengthwise
    1      4 oz. jar     chopped pimientos -- drained
    2      tablespoons   capers -- drained and chopped
    1      tablespoon    dried oregano
    1      teaspoon      finely ground pepper
    3      tablespoons   red wine vinegar
      1/3  cup           olive oil
 
 Drain olives; reserve 3 Tbs. brine. Slice celery thinly. In medium bowl,
 combine olives, garlic, onions, celery, pimentos and capers. In small
 bowl, whisk reserved olive brine, oregano, pepper and vinegar until
 combined. Add olive oil in slow, steady stre am, whisking constantly. Pour
 dressing over salad; toss. Spoon into a jar with a tight fitting lid.
 Refrigerate until served or up to 3 weeks. Serve at room temperature.
 Makes about 5 cups.
 
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