Cucumber and Celery Salad

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 10 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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Ingredients

3 tablespoons pickle relish

2 tablespoons cider or red wine vinegar

3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, eyeball it

1 seedless cucumber, quartered lengthwise and sliced 1/2 inch thick (you can use a regular cuke, but seed it and if the skin is waxy, peel it)

5 to 6 ribs celery from the heart, sliced 1/2-inch thick

1/4 cup chopped hot or roasted red peppers or 1/2 small fresh bell pepper, whichever you have on hand

1 small jar marinated mushrooms or artichoke hearts or 1 cup pickled vegetable salad, "giardiniera", chopped

Salt and pepper

Directions

  1. Place relish in the bottom of a bowl. Whisk in vinegar then extra-virgin olive oil. Add cucumber, celery, peppers and marinated vegetable of choice to the bowl. Toss salad and adjust salt and pepper, to taste.
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